A large area of the north west was battening down the hatches with wind speeds of up to 75mph predicted today.
Scores of winter sports enthusiasts turned out for the launch of this year's season at Cairngorm Mountains at the weekend.
Ski resort bosses last night refused to rule out siting turbines on the country's most famous mountain range as part of a green revolution.
It might not be the real white stuff - but at least some of Scotland's hills will open for business this weekend.
The operator of the troubled Cairn Gorm ski centre plans to clean up its carbon footprint next month, with a switch from diesel to biofuel to power machinery there, it has emerged.
Skiers on beleaguered Cairngorm Mountain are to be restricted to just 1,000 a day this winter – sparking anger among winter sports enthusiasts and fears over a threat to tourism.
Snow sports enthusiasts have been promised "the best possible experience"’ on Cairngorm this winter amid fears that without the funicular in action, the season may end up a damp squib.
Highlands and Islands Enterprise has detailed how it will bring the stricken Cairngorm funicular back to life.
A series of new adventure features are being added to Cairngorm Mountain this summer – including a tubing slide and all-terrain vehicles – in a bid to attract more tourists while the resort continues without the stricken funicular.
The long-awaited findings of a major probe into the Cairngorm funicular railway fiasco are being withheld as potential legal action against the previous operator is considered.
Money will be spent on Cairngorm mountain facilities to try and offer more to visitors over the summer after a disastrous winter season, it has emerged.
Scotland’s ski resorts have suffered one of their “worst seasons” – with mild winter weather and the continuing troubles at CairnGorm Mountain combining to have a major impact on their fate.
Plans for an extension to the UK’s highest restaurant will be considered next month.
A row has erupted between community leaders and a prominent climber over a call for Cairngorm mountain to be returned to its natural state following the funicular fiasco.
The beleaguered Cairngorm funicular will remain closed all summer, and possibly beyond that, amid alarming safety fears - sparking concern on the impact to local tourism and the economy.
Ski centres were left out in the cold yesterday as the first flurries of snow descended on the north and north east.
The north's enterprise company is taking over operations at troubled Cairngorm ski centre – a move which saves up to 70 jobs.
A Scottish Government minister has insisted that officials and agencies are working “flat-out” to resolve issues at CairnGorm Mountain.
An ambitious £27million, 10-year vision to revamp ski operations at Cairngorm Mountain – including new chairlifts, a mountain coaster and a zipline tour – was unveiled yesterday.
Proposals for an artificial ski slope at CairnGorm were resoundingly thrown out by the Cairngorm National Park Authority planning committee yesterday, against planners’ recommendations.
Dozens of catering staff at CairnGorm Mountain have been told there is no work for them whilst the funicular railway is out of action, leaving many with the possibility of facing a winter season without wages.
The Cairngorm funicular railway will be closed for at least a month - just to let engineers work out how long it will take to fix, it has emerged.
The Cairngorm funicular railway has been forced to stop operating “for several weeks” as a safety precaution.
Engineers have been called in to the Cairngorm funicular railway as restrictions are placed on the popular attraction’s running times.
The UK’s highest railway will reopen today on CairnGorm Mountain following extensive maintenance work - just in time for peak summer tourist season.
Snowsports enthusiasts have snapped up early-bird passes for the 2018/19 season at the CairnGorm Mountain in record time.
More than 100,000 skiers hit the slopes at just three of Scotland’s ski centres this year as snowsport centres report record breaking numbers for the first time in 10 years.
A trust attempting to buyout Cairngorm Mountain from Highlands and Islands Enterprise is being given a helping hand in their ambitious bid – by HIE itself.
Scotland’s main ski resort shut yesterday following “an amazing season” - leaving just one snow sports resort open.
A row has resurfaced over plans to build an artificial ski slope at the Cairngorm Mountain snowsports resort.
Gale force winds caused major disruption across the north yesterday – as forecasters predicted plummeting temperatures and snow flurries over the weekend.
An eight-year-old boy from Kiltarlity with an immense community spirit has been treated to a spectacular snowy sight.