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When the Circus came to the Snow!

When the Circus came to the Snow!

  • Jul 26, 2019

Roll Up, Roll Up! We invited the cast of Circus Extreme to Snow Factor for some stunts and silliness on the snow (it is 30 degrees and 350% humidity outside after all) The high octane Circus Extreme returns to Braehead this week. With Scotland basking in near record temperatures, the ice cool daredevils with internationally […]

Pure DAD Brilliant Gift Ideas for Father’s Day

Pure DAD Brilliant Gift Ideas for Father’s Day

  • Jun 11, 2019

Looking for a pure DAD brilliant gift for Father’s Day? Check out our favourite Gift experiences for Dads inside.

Upcoming Slope Restrictions

Upcoming Slope Restrictions

  • Jun 7, 2019

Find out when our slope will be restricted and how this may effect you… We are proud to host the BSA GBR & Indoor Alpine Championships on the 15th & 16th of June 2019 and are really looking forward to the event. With racers due to train and compete throughout the week of the 10th […]

BANK HOLIDAY OFFERS AND ADVENTURES

BANK HOLIDAY OFFERS AND ADVENTURES

  • May 23, 2019

This Bank Holiday weekend is forecasted to be a bit dank and drizzly, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have an adventure! We have an awesome selection of action-packed activities and offers to enjoy, perfect for a day away from the wind and rain!  PERFECT FOR FAMILIES  SLEDGING & HOT CHOCOLATES!  For the perfect half […]

Italy, to Canada and all the way home

Italy, to Canada and all the way home

  • May 20, 2019

Denni is one of our Team Leaders at Snow Factor. She also instructs and coaches ski racing for the Snow Factor Racing Team, here’s her story of how she got into skiing and ultimately ended up in her position…. Name: DenniAge: 26Discipline: Skiing & Ski RacingTime Skiing: 14 years Time instructing: 4 years Places Skied: Italy, Canada, Switzerland and Scotland How and Why […]

Learn to Ski or Snowboard, this weekend and save 30%!

Learn to Ski or Snowboard, this weekend and save 30%!

  • May 15, 2019

This Saturday or Sunday, you can finally cross out ‘learn to ski or snowboard’ from your bucket list, do it in just one day AND save 30%! Our In-A-Day lessons are the perfect introduction to snowsports. In this 8 hour lesson (don’t worry there’s breaks for food and rest!) we aim to take you from […]

From skiing in Poland to Team Lead at Snow Factor

From skiing in Poland to Team Lead at Snow Factor

  • May 13, 2019

Ever wondered what makes our instructors tick, or why they even decided to become an instructor at all?? Find out about Will’s journey into ski instructing as one of our Team Leaders…. Name: WillAge: 26Discipline: SkiingTime Skiing: 13 years Time instructing: 3.5 years Places Skied: Austria, Canada, France, Italy, Scotland, Switzerland and Poland. How I […]

The Brexit Buster Sale – 30% off Lessons and Lift Passes

The Brexit Buster Sale – 30% off Lessons and Lift Passes

  • Apr 11, 2019

Escape from all of the Brexit business and make some time for an adventure this weekend. For this weekend only, enjoy 30% off Beginner Ski & Snowboard Lessons and standard Peak lift passes! Simply enter code ‘brexitbuster‘ at the checkout and your discount will be applied. Beginner Ski Lessons Our Beginner Skills 1 lessons are […]

SNOW FACTOR GLASGOW TO INSTALL WORLD’S FIRST SNOW-MAKING SKYLIGHT 

SNOW FACTOR GLASGOW TO INSTALL WORLD’S FIRST SNOW-MAKING SKYLIGHT 

  • Apr 1, 2019

We have been keeping this under the radar for a few months now, but we are so excited to announce that we have the go-ahead to install the world’s first skylight that instantly transforms rain into snow.  The retractable skylight (see diagram) will be positioned over the main slope. it will use traditional snow making neucleators […]

Professor Wons Video prototype of snow-making skylight

Professor Wons Video prototype of snow-making skylight

  • Apr 1, 2019
Ideas & Offers to Entertain the Kids this Easter break

Ideas & Offers to Entertain the Kids this Easter break

  • Mar 29, 2019

The school holidays are upon us which only means one thing! Finding activities to entertain the kids! Here’s our top activities for kids and families to enjoy at Snow Factor and Bar Varia during the holidays. Super Sledger Family Pass With Hot Chocolates Brand new for Spring 2019, entertain the whole family for less than […]

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 […]