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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

Pyeongchang Coverage in Bar Varia

Pyeongchang Coverage in Bar Varia

  • Feb 7, 2018

Check out what’s on each day of the Winter Olympics. We’ll be showing all the action on BBC 1,2 and the red button highlights from 10am-12am on the big screen in Bar Varia each day of the Winter Olympics.   Date Day What’s on 8th Feb Thursday Mixed Curling Tournament. The Games might not officially

Olympian snowboarder Ben Kilner slides into Snow Factor Braehead

Olympian snowboarder Ben Kilner slides into Snow Factor Braehead

  • Feb 7, 2018

JUST days before the Winter Olympics open in South Korea, snowboarder Ben Kilner slid into Snow Factor Braehead to give an insight to the Olympic experience and to offer ski and snowboarding fitness tips. The two-time Olympian, who started snowboarding at the age of nine in Glenshee, also explained why preparing to launch down and perform

Digital Business of the Year Winners at the Scottish FSB Awards

Digital Business of the Year Winners at the Scottish FSB Awards

  • Feb 1, 2018

Life in the FSB is always varied, fascinating and rewarding, but there is no doubt that last Tuesday will prove to be one of the highlights of 2018: the Scottish final of FSB’s inaugural Celebrating Small Business Awards in Edinburgh University’s Playfair Library. On that day the word “entrepreneur” was made flesh, and the room

8 Days of Christmas Competitions!

8 Days of Christmas Competitions!

  • Dec 12, 2017

To celebrate the festive season, we’re giving away 8 fantastic prizes over the next 8 days! How to enter: Simply click on the competition(s) you’d like to enter Enter your name and email Keep your fingers crossed! Keep an eye on your email – we’ll be contacting a lucky winner every day next week(Mon 18th-

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