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Welcome to Free Ski. First choice in the Highlands of Scotland for ski and snowboard instruction.

Free Ski is a small, friendly business formed around the concept of enjoying winter sports safely.
We work with fully qualified members of British Association of Snowsports Instructors so you can be assured of top quality at all times. We have experience, expertise and enthusiasm; fully committed to giving top quality instruction.

We offer tailor–made ski and snowboard lessons for individuals and groups with competitive prices available on request.

We are based in Aviemore, in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park but are happy to travel.


To book your lesson(s)

Please complete one of our booking forms (links below) and email it back to us before your lesson to

Booking Form (pdf) Booking Form (word document)

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AUTUMN DRY SLOPE COURSES 2017

The popular Pre-Season Dry Slope Sessions will be run by FREE-SKI at Glenmore Lodge.

We are running various courses for a wide range of ages and abilities.

Primary School Skiing
October/November over 4 x ½ day sessions and open to children age 5 to 12 years.
Course dates are: October - 21st/22nd, 28th/29th, November 4th/5th, 11th/12th
Sessions run 10:00-12:00 or 13:00-15.00
Cost for the block is £100:00
November/December over 4 x ½ day sessions and open to children age 5 to 12 years.
Course dates are: November - 18th/19th, 25th/26th, December 2nd/3rd, 9th/10th
Sessions run 10:00-12:00 or 13:00-15.00
Cost for the block is £100:00
Arrival no later than 30 minutes before session time to allow for kit fit up.

Primary School Snowboarding
October/November over 4 x ½ day sessions and open to children age 8 to 12 years.
Course dates are: October - 21st, 28th, November 4th & 11th
Sessions run 10:00-12:00
Cost for the block is £100:00
November/December over 4 x ½ day sessions and open to children age 8 to 12 years.
Course dates are: November - 18th, 25th, December 2nd & 9th
Sessions run 10:00-12:00
Cost for the block is £100:00
Arrival no later than 30 minutes before session time to allow for kit fit up.

Pre School Skiing
October/November over 4 x ½ day sessions and open to children age 3 to 5 years.
Only 20 places available
Course dates are: October 21st, 28th, November 4th & 11th
Sessions run 10:00-12:00
Cost for the block is £100:00
November/December over 4 x ½ day sessions and open to children age 3 to 5 years.
Only 20 places available
Course dates are: November 18th, 25th, December 2nd & 9th
Sessions run 10:00-12:00
Cost for the block is £100:00
Arrival no later than 30 minutes before session time to allow for kit fit up.

Adult Skiing
October/November over 4 x 2 hour evening sessions and open to adults
Course dates are: 26th October and 2nd, 9th 16th November
(Evening Session) Learn to Ski or Just Ski.
Sessions run 19:00-21:00
Cost for the block is £85:00
November/December over 4 x 2 hour evening sessions and open to adults
Course dates are: 23rd, 30th November and 7th 14th December
(Evening Session) Learn to Ski or Just Ski.
Sessions run 19:00-21:00
Cost for the block is £85:00
Arrival no later than 30 minutes before session time to allow for kit fit up.

To request a booking form please email us at

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Frequently asked questions

Where do we meet on the mountain? Cairngorm – At the benches in front of the Base Station.
Other venues – you will be advised by your instructor
What happens if the hill is stormbound? We will give notice as early as possible and an alternative venue or activity will be arranged.
What time should we be ready? Full day or morning – 9.15am for 9.30am start
Afternoon – 12.15pm for 12.30pm start
Is there a bus service to Cairngorm Mountain? Yes, check here for more information
Do we need to provide medical information? Yes, this means our instructors are fully aware of any necessary conditions and medications.
Do we need to wear a helmet? Adults are advised to. However, under thirteens must wear helmets.
How much do you charge? Our lessons start at £50 per head for up to 4 hours (tuition only, depending on the package).
How do I pay? All payments should be paid in full and in advance.
Please note – there is no cash dispenser on the mountain.
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Contact Us

For more information or to book your lesson(s)

Call us on 07495 028 578

or

email us at

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Links

Accommodation & Activity Providers in and around Aviemore

Great North Lodges Backcountry Survival
Ardlogie Guest House G2 Outdoor
The Scandinavian Village Loch Insh Watersports
The Park Guest House Abernethy Trust
Silverglades Holiday Homes Cairngorm Highland Bungalows
Carnmhor Bed & Breakfast Sliemore Steading
Highland Yaks  

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