Scotland's largest ski resort is based in Aberdeenshire. Glenshee Ski Center covers 790 ha/7.9 km² and with its 22 lifts and 36 runs, it's the UK's largest snow-sports resort. Mountains’ altitude can reach up to 1245 m/4084 ft, so expect to find rough conditions with quite a few black runs.
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Snowboarding in Spicy Run Mountain, Peebles, Ohio USA
Adams County and especially the village Peebles, is known for the only ski area in a 164 mi/264 km radius that has a vertical drop of 600 ft/182.8 m, ready to challenge every ambitious snowboarder.
It might not seem big enough, but only Spicy Run Mountain has this advantage in the area. It is a pretty small ski area with a skiable terrain of 40 ac/0.16 km², offering 9 trails in total. The trails are all mixed up, experts and beginners all together, but this is what makes the terrain unique and popular.
More advantaged are experts, as trails cover 70% of the terrain for experts, 20% for intermediate snowboarders and 10% for beginners. The average snowfall is small, bellow average at 3 ft/0.9 m, but it is enough, if you really want to use your snowboard. The lifts that serve the area are 4 and are handled and maintained by very friendly folks.
Slopes can get very scary sometimes, but thrill and speed is all you need!! Fun, excitement, lots of tricks, speed and adventure characterize this area, making Spicy Run Mountain an ideal snowboarding destination.