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Valentine’s Activities + Offers at Snow Factor

Valentine’s Activities + Offers at Snow Factor

  • Feb 8, 2019

Whether you’re celebrating a romance, a bromance or a womance this Valentine’s Day here are some unique activities and offers that will get your heart racing… Adults-only Valentine’s Sledging Session – SOLD OUT! Read on for more exciting Valentine’s ideas… We’re celebrating Valentine’s weekend with an after hours, adult-only sledging session with loaded hot chocolates […]

Get Your Snow Legs Back with these Sessions

Get Your Snow Legs Back with these Sessions

  • Jan 21, 2019

Sometimes a little coaching is all you need to get your snow legs and confidence back before you head outdoors.  Because let’s face it, no one wants to be this guy on the mountain… Check out our Refresher and Development sessions we offer to help you avoid a face full of snow on the mountain. Whether […]

Festive Opening Hours 2018

Festive Opening Hours 2018

  • Nov 29, 2018

Planning a visit to the slope over the festive period? Take note of our openings hours ahead of your visit: Sun 23rd Dec 9am-10pm Mon 24th Dec 9am-6pm Tues 25th Dec Cl-HO-HO-HO-sed Wed 26th Dec 11am-7pm Thurs 27th Dec 9am-10pm Fri 28th Dec 9am-10pm Sat 29th Dec 9am-10pm Sun 30th Dec 9am-10pm Mon 31st Dec […]

SANTA NEEDS YOU!

SANTA NEEDS YOU!

  • Sep 13, 2018

Santa needs you! Snow Factor is proud to host Santa this year for one of Glasgow’s most magical Santa experiences, Santa and the Snow. If you LOVE Christmas, helping others have fun and spreading festive magic, then Santa would love to have you on his elf team. Santa is stopping at Snow Factor Glasgow from […]

Caitlin Connor, 15, PREPARES TO CLIMB MIGHTY ‘TOBLERONE’ MATTERHORN MOUNTAIN

Caitlin Connor, 15, PREPARES TO CLIMB MIGHTY ‘TOBLERONE’ MATTERHORN MOUNTAIN

  • Aug 9, 2018

15 YEAR OLD GLASWEGIAN PREPARES TO CLIMB MIGHTY ‘TOBLERONE’ MATTERHORN MOUNTAIN With challenging ascents of several of Europe’s highest peaks, including the mighty ‘Toblerone’ shaped Matterhorn mountain to tackle later this month, 15 year-old Caitlin Connor from Glasgow was at Snow Factor Braehead on Tuesday (7 August) for some last minute ice-time with her axe […]

Ice Wall Summer Opening Hours

Ice Wall Summer Opening Hours

  • Jul 5, 2018

As we enter our low season for Ice Climbing, please take note of our summer opening hours ahead of your next visit!  Summer Opening Hours Saturday              11:30 – 19:30 Sunday                 11:30 – 19:30 Monday                CLOSED Tuesday               CLOSED Wednesday         CLOSED Thursday             CLOSED […]

Girls Afternoon Edit | May

Girls Afternoon Edit | May

  • Jun 12, 2018

We had an awesome time at our last Girls Afternoon in May, check out the highlights in the edit below.  We’re excited to announce our upcoming Girls Events, including a BRAND NEW freestyle-focused session!! Girls Sessions Date & Time Girls Evening [freestyle]  Thursday 26th July, 7-9pm  Find out more >> Girls Afternoon [general]  Saturday 11th […]

SNOW FACTOR GEARS UP FOR SUMMER SNOW CAMPS

SNOW FACTOR GEARS UP FOR SUMMER SNOW CAMPS

  • Jun 5, 2018

The sun may be shining but for 7-15 year-olds in search of active fun during the holidays, summer definitely isn’t the time to pack away the skis or snowboard! For just like Britain’s top skiers and snowboarders, who use the likes of Snow Factor Braehead west of Glasgow city centre to prepare for their 2018/2019 […]

Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day Gift Ideas

  • Jun 1, 2018

Whether its Dad, Step-Dad, Grandpa or that family-friend who you call Uncle for ease… Sunday 17th June is the day to celebrate them.  Check out our favourite Gift Experiences for the guys who have always been there! Oktoberfest Ticket Perfect for beer and sausage lovers. Bar Varia’s Oktoberfest Experience takes place on Saturday 29th September and early […]

Ski and Snowboard Lessons | Sale!

Ski and Snowboard Lessons | Sale!

  • May 22, 2018

Ski-in-a-day sale – £126 off! Get £126 off our Ski-in-a-day course this Saturday 2nd June (normally £225, just £99 this weekend)! Pstt..There’s only 10 spaces available! How to get £126 off: Simply use code ski99 at the check out and enjoy £126 off your ski-in-a-day course. About Ski-in-a-day lessons: Over the 8 hour lesson ( […]

DIGITAL FIRST! ICE FACTOR GROUP CELEBRATES AS FINALIST IN FSB DIGITAL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARDS

DIGITAL FIRST! ICE FACTOR GROUP CELEBRATES AS FINALIST IN FSB DIGITAL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARDS

  • May 8, 2018

Last week (3rd May) saw Ice Factor Group celebrate its latest significant achievement as a finalist in the category of Digital Business of the Year in the Federation of Small Businesses National Final Awards in London. Ice Factor Group, that incorporates Ice Factor Kinlochleven in the West Highlands and Snow Factor Braehead was among twelve […]

Save £126 on Ski and Snowboard Lessons this May Bank Holiday

Save £126 on Ski and Snowboard Lessons this May Bank Holiday

  • May 2, 2018

  Enjoy a MASSIVE £126 off our Ski/Snowboard-in-a-Day courses this Bank Holiday. Our In-a-day courses are normally £225pp, enjoy this weekend for just £99pp.  Our In-a-Day courses aim to transform you from novice to skiing or snowboarding down our main slope confidently. Learn this May Bank Holiday weekend and be ready to hit the hills next season! How about that […]

ICE FACTOR GROUP REWARDED FOR GROWTH

ICE FACTOR GROUP REWARDED FOR GROWTH

  • Apr 18, 2018

Ice Factor Group, that incorporates Snow Factor Braehead and Ice Factor Kinlochleven in the West Highlands, is celebrating further business success after winning the Business Growth of the Year Award at the Scottish SME Business Awards 2018 held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Glasgow. Over 250 guests attended the black tie event on Tuesday […]

Easter Holiday Camp | Week 1

Easter Holiday Camp | Week 1

  • Apr 9, 2018

We had a great week at Easter Camp! We’re super proud of our Rookie Campers who have learned how to ski and snowboard over the 5 days and our freestyle boarders who’ve been working on developing their tricks and style. How did the week unfold? MONDAY – Campers arrived at 8.30 and met their camp leaders, […]

Ski Ballet at Snow Factor

Ski Ballet at Snow Factor

  • Apr 1, 2018

Gotcha! April fools… Sadly we won’t be offering Ski Ballet Lessons this April, perhaps we might in time for Beijing 2022! In the mean time, check out all the ski and snowboard lessons we DO offer. Lessons  Snow Factor Members enjoy 30% off lessons! Ski Details Cost Beginner Group lessons You’ll learn the basics of […]

Easter Public Transport Changes

Easter Public Transport Changes

  • Mar 28, 2018

Changes to local Public Transport services over the Easter weekend are as follows: McGills Good Friday-Easter Sunday: Normal service on all days Easter Monday – Sunday service on majority of routes, but some routes will not be operating, please see link for details First Glasgow Good Friday- Easter Sunday: Services will operate to usual timetables Easter […]

OLYMPIC MEDALLIST TO VISIT  SKI-SCOTLAND SNOWFEST

OLYMPIC MEDALLIST TO VISIT SKI-SCOTLAND SNOWFEST

  • Mar 24, 2018

Ski-Scotland is delighted to report that Winter Olympic bronze medallist Billy Morgan will visit some of Scotland’s snowsports areas this weekend 24/25 March. Billy has accepted an invitation to attend SnowFest, Ski-Scotland’s popular snow fun festival and the festival’s timings have been tweaked to fit with Billy’s tight-packed competition and training schedule. But where will […]

School Holiday Activities for Kids

School Holiday Activities for Kids

  • Mar 15, 2018

There’s tonnes of fun and entertainment to be had at Snow Factor and Bar Varia during the Easter Break. Whether you want to have a go at something new or simply have fun in the snow, we’ve got just the thing!  On the slope Sledging Enjoy sledging on real snow the easter in our dedicated […]

The Ice Factor Group are Finalists for the 2nd Scottish SME Business Awards

The Ice Factor Group are Finalists for the 2nd Scottish SME Business Awards

  • Mar 7, 2018

Following the success of last year’s inaugural awards ceremony, the finalists for this year’s Scottish SME Business Awards have been announced after nominations surged in from across Scotland. The Ice Factor Group has been shortlisted in the Business Growth of the Year category. The Ice Factor Group will find out if they will be named […]

FINANCE MINISTER SWAPS HIS SUMS FOR A SNOWBOARD!

FINANCE MINISTER SWAPS HIS SUMS FOR A SNOWBOARD!

  • Feb 23, 2018

Inspired by the Winter Olympic Games, Derek Mackay, Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Constitution and MSP for Renfrewshire North and West, today (23 February) enjoyed a snowboarding lesson at Snow Factor Braehead. Located within his constituency, Snow Factor Braehead, Scotland’s only indoor real snow-sports destination, was recently named Digital Business of the Year in […]