Lowther Hills' first Olympian? Let's help Alasdair to head to the 2018 Winter Olympics

We are thrilled to report that our Alasdair Walker has recently been selected for the British Snowboard team, which can lead to selection for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. He needs to raise £12,000 to go out abroad to train and compete against other top riders in Europe. Here's how we can all support him... Read more ...

Scotland's highest off-grid webcams - Work party 27th August 2016

Webcam update - Have you noticed that our cameras have been down for a while? If you were wondering why, it’s because beginning late May, getting mobile data on the hill became all but impossible, and as you may know, these are the highest and remotest ‘off-the-grid’ webcams anywhere in the UK. Read more ...

A bit of slope maintenance work: Work party, 8th May 2016

There is a wide variety of jobs to be done on and off the hill at Lowther Hills Ski Club. Last week weather conditions allowed us to finally finish a job that we started back in Autumn 2015. Read more ...

Lowther Hills Ski Club Facilities

"Lowther Hills Ski Club runs South of Scotland's only snowsports centre"

Founded in 1986, we are a volunteer-based, family-friendly club which has snowsports facilities on the Lowther Hills.

We operate a nursery slope with a 140 metre-long rope tow in the village of Leadhills and an area for intermediates with a 450 metre-long rope tow on Lowther Hill.

Read more about the Club and join us to be part of the only snowsports centre in the South of Scotland!


Did you know about the pioneering history of the Lowther Hills in Scottish snowsports? From Scotland's first Curling societies in the 1700s to the early plans to create Scotland's first commercial ski centre in the 1950s.