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Nevis Range - Fort William's outdoor mountain bike | snowsports activity centre

Fort William's all year round outdoor activity provides mountain gondola rides, mountain restaurant, winter sports and downhill bike tracks

Some people believe that there is a mountain cable car or gondola ride on Ben Nevis there is no such thing.

In actual fact, Fort William's mountain gondola and all year outdoor activity centre Nevis Range, is located on a nearby mountain called Aonach Mor - which is actually a good thing since this allows you to get a view of Ben Nevis from the top of Aonach Mor.  Visit Fort William operates the original Ben Nevis Webcam which also has a preset image on the ski slopes of Aonach Mor and the top of the downhill mountain bike track. We've embedded an image below for your interest.

Nevis Range is Fort William's all year, outdoor mountain activity centre located 7 miles (20 minutes) from the town centre in Leannachan Forest. Nevis Range operates the only Gondola mountain cable car in the UK, which takes visitors to their mountain restaurant and view-point, which provide superb views across the Great Glen, and beyond. During the spring, summer and autumn Nevis Range is a magnet for downhill mountain biking. Situated in Leannachan Forest, and on the west-facing  site of Aonach Mor, a 4,000 feet mountain, this visitor activity centre offers over 30kms of paths and cycle-ways for everyone to enjoy. Relax with a coffee at the Pinemartins Cafe conveniently located at the bottom station ticket office.

On good days a scenic trip on the mountain gondola is an enjoyable experience. Bring the family along with their mountain bikes and enjoy some of the low level, beginner forest trails.From December to April winter sports are available depending on Mother Nature and how much snow she brings to the Fort William mountains.  For more information about Nevis Range - downhill mountain biking, skiing, snowboarding or visiting our mountain restaurant in Fort William, please visit 

Nevis Range Gondola and outdoor activity centre

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