Snow Report - 18 November 2016

Another late Autumn snowfall in Scotland's highest villages. Not enough to run the tows, but not long to go either!


2016/17 Memberships now open online

The Lowther Hills Ski Club 2016/17 Memberships are now available online on this website. Join now here. Read more ...

Work as a rope tow operator for Lowther Hills

Lowther Hills Ski Club is a family-friendly, volunteer-run Community Interest Company that makes skiing possible in the Lowther Hills. The club oversees the legalities, administration, and management of the skiing facilities, and regularly holds work parties to build and maintain our equipment and run the ski tows.

We strive to run the tows for our members at least 20 days between December-March, but this season our core group of volunteers is not regularly available. We are looking to employ a keen snowsports enthusiast who can make him/herself available at short notice to run a tow for our friendly membership. Read more ...

November update and next season preview

The past two months have seen a flurry of activity on Lowther Hill. The greatest achievement of Autumn 2016 is the huge progress with the snowfencing plans. We have also been pleased to see some of the paperwork activity of the past months starting to bear fruit... 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.