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COVID-19 – UPDATES

COVID-19 – UPDATES

  • Mar 16, 2020

UPDATE 17/09/2020 11.35pm: WE ARE REOPENING ON THE 9TH OCTOBER We have moved our open date back to the 9th of Oct in line with the latest government guidance update. Don’t worry, all of the below still applies, it’s just a small date change. We are working away in the background like busy little snow […]

30% discount for holidaymakers hit by Coronavirus

30% discount for holidaymakers hit by Coronavirus

  • Mar 10, 2020

The season is just starting in Scotland but we know many of you have been looking forward to heading off to the Alps for a much anticipated ski holiday for months now only to have it cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak. Although we are all on board with taking safety measures to contain the […]

KEY PROMOTIONS ANNOUNCED WITHIN ICE FACTOR GROUP

KEY PROMOTIONS ANNOUNCED WITHIN ICE FACTOR GROUP

  • Mar 4, 2020

As Glasgow’s premier Snowsports Centre, we are proud to recognise the skills and professionalism of our staff. Ice Factor Group, the owner of Snow Factor Glasgow, Scotland’s only indoor snowsports facility and of Ice Factor Kinlochleven, the West Highland home of the world’s largest indoor ice-climbing centre, has announced several key promotions within its management […]

BRING ON THE GLASGOW SNOW!

BRING ON THE GLASGOW SNOW!

  • Feb 18, 2020

As Glasgow’s premier Snowsports Centre, we pride ourselves on offering a range of experiences for all ages. What makes Snow Factor so special you ask? It’s not just that we’ve taught over half a million people to ski and snowboard or our highly qualified instructors offering exceptional service but the fact you can slide with […]

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 […]