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The Lecht

The Lecht Ski Resort Guide

The Lecht, Scotland

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders and Snowfall!
Highest Lift780m
Resort Height635m
 Nearest AirportsInverness and Aberdeen
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The Lecht

The Scottish ski resort of The Lecht is at an altitude of 635m.

Summary

The Lecht has direct access to 20 marked pistes, served by a total of 14 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.

Skiing

The Lecht offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.

Snowboarding

The Lecht offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in The Lecht.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in The Lecht is 1km long and the most difficult run is the 'Harrier'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in The Lecht?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for The Lecht.

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Ski Area Stats

The Lecht Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 5 
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 9 
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 7 
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
14

Altitudes

The Lecht Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift780m
Lowest Piste635m
Resort Altitude (The Lecht)635m
Max Vertical145m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for The Lecht
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Location and Map

Where is The Lecht?

This ski resort is in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, Scotland.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to The Lecht is Inverness, 83 minutes drive away.

Aberdeen and Edinburgh airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 14 ski lifts are able to uplift 10,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 4km of ski runs, with 6 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is The Lecht open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is late November (Fully weather dependent - sometimes opens late October), and usual closing is Late April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in The Lecht, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the The Lecht Tourist Office for the latest.

Talking about The Lecht

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The Lecht Webcams

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The Lecht