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Ski season brings 23 million to Scottish economy

Mountain ski resorts record a total of 230,634 skier days

Date : 20/05/2015

The snowsport season in Scotland generated more than £23 million for the Scottish economy, according to recent figures.

The five mountain ski resorts had a total of 230,634 ‘skier days’ recorded. An estimated £4.6 million was spent at the centres, while the remaining £18.6 million went to accommodation providers, places to eat and drink, as well as shops and filling stations.

Heather Negus, chair of Ski Scotland, is reported saying: “In many ways, this season was very similar to last year’s. We had excellent snow at most resorts and the five snowsports areas were able to operate for a total of 463 days, better than last season’s 441.

“The winter just past also brought great dumps of snow almost everywhere, with unprecedented late-season powder in huge quantities for Glencoe and CairnGorm Mountain, which gave a great boost to the end of the season.

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