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Ski centre details
Name of Centre The Lecht
Telephone 01975 651440
Email Address info@lecht.co.uk
Web Address http://www.lecht.co.uk


Lift pass prices
Type Adult Child
Limited area 1/2 Day 20.00 13.00 secondary age 11.00 primary age
Limited area 1 Day 23.00 16.00 secondary age 13.00 primary age
Student 1 Day 25.00 -
1 Day 29.00 19.00 secondary age 15.00 primary age
1/2 Day 24.00 15.00 secondary age 12.00 primary age


Equipment hire
Type Adult Child
Ski Hire (skis/sticks/boots) 20.00 20.00 junior (skis over 140cm) 15.00 child (skis under 140cm)
Snowboard Hire (board and boots) 20.00 20.00 junior (skis over 140cm) 15.00 child (skis under 140cm)
Tubing Hire - 1 hour (price includes uplift) 15.00 15.00 secondary age 15.00 primary age


Instruction
Duration Adult Child
Special Deals - 1 Day Beginner (lift pass, chairlift, hire, 2 hours instruction) 55.00 50.00 secondary age 45.00 primary age

* Prices valid from October 2013 to May 2014


Après ski
When the snow finally goes and summer arrives, the Lecht offers two specially designed trails with dirt jumps, bomb holes and riding features built from rock. Red fox trail 1600m & Blue hare trail 1900m, there is also a purpose built skills park, deval kats, cafe bar and lots of scope for walking and mountaineering.


Further info

There are plenty of options for fun at The Lecht both in summer and winter..

Deval Karts - you don't need to be a devil to drive one! Karts have steering and brakes, but no engine. Just point downhill and go! NB. devalkarts are weather-dependent; please check these are running on 01975 651440 before travelling to the centre.
 
Tubing - the cool new year-round sport for the Highlands! Sit or lie in the giant tube, on your own or with a friend, then whizz downhill on the summer track or on winter snow.  

 

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About the centre

Smaller, yet perfectly packaged, The Lecht offers some of the most consistent snow in Scotland, especially as there is also a facility for snow-making.

Situated some 2,090ft (637m) above sea level, The Lecht occupies a stunning location in the eastern Cairngorms and is accessed from one of the most scenically beautiful roads in Scotland, the A939.

There are 18 pisted runs at The Lecht, extending to some 20 kms. For the improver or intermediate skier, seven blue runs and five red runs provide enough of a thrill for a day's outing. Meanwhile, beginners are most likely to head to a wide area closest to the car park.

Here you'll find five green-graded runs, including a wonderfully named Magic Carpet - a conveyer-belt style lift which is ideal for beginners. At the other end of the scale is a black-graded race piste, with timing and slalom poles.

When conditions allow, The Lecht is also able to create a half-pipe and fun park for experienced snowboarders and freestyle skiers. In addition, The Lecht boasts another great winter attraction, snowtubing, which involves sliding down a purpose-made slope in the beginner area on something akin to an inner tyre tube!



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