It was only two years ago, in summer 2014, that Lowther Hills Ski Club started to build new facilities on Lowther Hill, on the same slope where the South of Scotland Ski Club and many other pioneers had previously skied since the 1950s.
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Lowther Hills Ski Club members are invited to attend the club's AGM on Sunday 20th November 2016 at 1pm at the Hopetoun Arms Hotel in Leadhills.Read more ...
Snowfencing is one of the most challenging projects we have been juggling with since we brought skiing back to Lowther Hill. The timber and working hours needed to snowfence the 1,600m of ski slopes at Lowther Hill would have normally been beyond the capacity of our volunteer-based club, particularly at this growth stage where there are many other projects that also require our attention. But thanks to some ingenuity and a great local support from our community we have managed to put ourselves ahead of schedule. Read more ...
HELP US TO BUY THE ONLY SNOW GROOMER IN THE SOUTH OF SCOTLAND & DOUBLE THE SKIABLE DAYS AT LOWTHER HILL
"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.
THE CRADLE OF SCOTTISH SNOWSPORTS
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.