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10% off Ski Flights from Glasgow Airport

10% off Ski Flights from Glasgow Airport

  • Nov 29, 2017

We have teamed up with our friends at Glasgow Airport to offer all of our customers a special 10% discount* on flights for your next ski holiday. Where can I fly from Glasgow Airport? There are dozens of snow-tastic ski destinations just a short flight away from Glasgow, choose from Austria, France, Switzerland and more.

Junior Ice Climbing at Snow Factor

Junior Ice Climbing at Snow Factor

  • Nov 15, 2017

Ice Climbing will make its debut at the Bejing Winter Olympics in 2022.. while that seems rather far away, we are increasingly excited for the sport’s future. We want to help youths get as excited about Ice Climbing as we are to help grow the sport. Junior can now enjoy take part in junior taster

Snow Factor Gift Voucher Ideas

Snow Factor Gift Voucher Ideas

  • Nov 14, 2017

Snow Factor Gift vouchers are valid for 6months [to replicate the snow sports season]. EXTENDED EXPIRY DATE!  Any vouchers bought between now and Christmas will have an extended expiry date to ensure any vouchers given as Christmas gifts will still have the full 6 months to use their voucher. BUY NOW AND YOUR VOUCHERS WILL BE

SCOTTISH RESORT SHORTLISTED IN WORLD SKI AWARDS

SCOTTISH RESORT SHORTLISTED IN WORLD SKI AWARDS

  • Nov 10, 2017

Snow Factor Braehead, Scotland’s only indoor real snow-sports facility and one of Scotland’s six snow-sport resorts has been shortlisted for the title ‘World’s Best Indoor Ski Resort 2017’ at the fifth annual World Ski Awards in Kitzbuhel, Austria (17-19 November). Snow Factor, part of Ice Factor Group and one of over 70+ indoor snow-sport resorts

SNOW FACTOR HOSTS BRIITSH PARK & PIPE TEAM MEMBERS

SNOW FACTOR HOSTS BRIITSH PARK & PIPE TEAM MEMBERS

  • Oct 9, 2017

Members of the British Park & Pipe squad returned to Snow Factor Braehead late last week as part of their final preparations for the 2017/2018 World Cup season and hopes of securing a place in Team GB at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. The athletes practiced on the fresh snow in Scotland’s only indoor real

SCOTTISH SCHOOLS HIT THE SNOW FOR NATIONAL INDOOR SLOPESTYLE CHAMPIONSHIPS

SCOTTISH SCHOOLS HIT THE SNOW FOR NATIONAL INDOOR SLOPESTYLE CHAMPIONSHIPS

  • Sep 20, 2017

… Snow Factor also prepares to host Indoor Freestyle Champs This Wednesday (20 September) will see talented young skiers and snowboarders from across the country contest the prestigious Scottish Schools Snowsports Association (SSSA) Indoor Slopestyle Championships at Snow Factor Braehead, just west of Glasgow city centre. With a maximum of 80 competitors permitted for the

THIS IS HOME: FACTION SKI FILM TOUR

THIS IS HOME: FACTION SKI FILM TOUR

  • Sep 18, 2017

We are excited to be partnering with Faction this winter for the first ever feature length film from The Faction Collective, ‘This Is Home’. From Europe to the US and back again, we follow the Faction athletes as they return to their respective bases around the world to show us how they get it done on home

Ice Sessions going well so far

Ice Sessions going well so far

  • Sep 4, 2017

Since February 2017, the Ice Bar has been collaborating with local and international artists to help showcase the best of new talent. They have recorded Ice Sessions with artists from Glasgow, Iceland and most recently, L.A of all genres. ‘We are having such an amazing time recording the artists (although it has been pretty cold)

Ultimate Birthday Parties Ideas for kids!

Ultimate Birthday Parties Ideas for kids!

  • Aug 15, 2017

Birthdays only come around once a year (unless you’re the Queen…) so why not make it the most fun and memorable celebration for your child!? We have birthday packages to suit kids of all personalities: THE SLEDG-END [From 5 years] The birthday boy or girl can go sledging for 30 minutes with up to 34

Summer Snow Camps | 7th – 11th August

Summer Snow Camps | 7th – 11th August

  • Aug 14, 2017

How did the week unfold?  MONDAY – Campers arrived at 8.30 and met their camp leaders, Will, Dyllan and Alan and other campers. The Freestyle Ski and Pro ski camps campers spent the day getting their snow legs back on the slope while Rookie ski campers started their lessons. TUESDAY – Campers spent the morning on the

BRITISH SNOW-SPORT STARS SLIDE INTO SNOW FACTOR

BRITISH SNOW-SPORT STARS SLIDE INTO SNOW FACTOR

  • Aug 3, 2017

© Sam MellishPictured (credit British Ski & Snowboard): Billy Morgan practices in Snow Factor’s freestyle park Billy Morgan of the British Park & Pipe team slid into Snow Factor Braehead late last week for some final on snow training at home ahead of their hectic World Cup season and the hope of competing at the

Summer Snow Camps | 17th-21st July

Summer Snow Camps | 17th-21st July

  • Jul 25, 2017

How did the week unfold?  MONDAY – Campers arrived at 8.30 and met their camp leaders, Will and Tiree and other campers. The Pro ski, Rider ski and Pro Board campers spent the day familiarising themselves with skills on the slope. TUESDAY – Campers spent the morning on the slope and headed to Lazer Quest after lunch.

Summer Snow Camps | 10th-14th July

Summer Snow Camps | 10th-14th July

  • Jul 14, 2017

This week Camp leaders Chris, Alison and Denni had the pleasure of welcoming another group of awesome kids to camp. We ran 3 camps this week: Freestyle Board, Rookie board and Pro ski. How did the week unfold?  MONDAY – Campers arrived at 8.30 and met their camp leaders and other campers. A full day on

Instructor Tips for New Snowboarders

Instructor Tips for New Snowboarders

  • Jul 12, 2017

If you are looking for a few tips on what to work on after you have completed your level 5 lesson, this is what we recommend: Make sure to close of your turns and head all the way across the slope instead of straight down the hill. This will help to keep you in control

PROST!  EARLY BIRD TICKETS ON SALE FOR OKTOBERFEST 2017

PROST! EARLY BIRD TICKETS ON SALE FOR OKTOBERFEST 2017

  • Jul 12, 2017

Saturday 30 September will see the hugely popular celebration of Oktoberfest return to Bar Varia, the Tyrolean styled Bier Halle and Restaurant in Snow Factor Braehead. Sold out last year, partygoers who love their German beer, wurst and song have the chance to snap up early bird tickets for just £15pp before 1 August. Last

Summer Snow Camps – 3rd-7th July

Summer Snow Camps – 3rd-7th July

  • Jul 10, 2017

Last week we had the pleasure of welcoming juniors aged 7-15 on to 3 different Snow Camps: Rookie Ski, Rider Ski and Rookie board camp. What did we get up to during the week? MONDAY – Campers arrived at 8.30 met their camp leaders and other campers. A full day on the slope learning the basics

SCHOOLS OUT – TIME FOR SUMMER SNOW CAMP!

SCHOOLS OUT – TIME FOR SUMMER SNOW CAMP!

  • Jun 14, 2017

It’s almost the summer holidays – and not 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 just west of Glasgow city centre to prepare for the 2018/2019 World Cup season, the school holidays are also the perfect opportunity for

Scottish Skiers / Snowboarders Impress at British GBX Snow Trails

Scottish Skiers / Snowboarders Impress at British GBX Snow Trails

  • May 24, 2017

Three talented young skiers and snowboarders from Cambuslang (South Lanarkshire) and Bearsden (East ) have taken a further step towards fulfilling their future World Cup and Winter Olympic ambitions following their success at the recent GBX Ski and Boarder cross Trials (20 May). Hosted at Snow Factor Braehead, Scotland’s only indoor snow sports destination, the

WINTER IN ALL SEASONS

WINTER IN ALL SEASONS

  • May 12, 2017

A decade ago, the idea of skiing, snowboarding and even ice-climbing on real snow and ice in the height of summer – and indoors – would have been dismissed as a gimmick. For millennia, human activity has been dictated by the seasons. Summer equates to surf, sandcastles and cycling – not snow! Yet in Scotland’s

CHANCE FOR SKIERS/SNOWBOARDERS TO IMPRESS AS BRITISH SKI & SNOWBOARD CROSS TRIALS RETURN TO SCOTLAND

CHANCE FOR SKIERS/SNOWBOARDERS TO IMPRESS AS BRITISH SKI & SNOWBOARD CROSS TRIALS RETURN TO SCOTLAND

  • May 8, 2017

Young or old, talented Scottish skiers or snowboarders who aspire to compete for Great Britain and potentially as a future Winter Olympian will soon have the chance to impress selectors with their skills and attitude. For the British Ski and Snowboard Cross (GBX) Trials will return to Snow Factor Braehead on 20 May – and