Rumours of the demise of Scottish skiing are beginning to look greatly exaggerated.
While many Alpine resorts have closed for the season, thousands of skiers are still enjoying perfect conditions in the Highlands.
Scotland’s five resorts have struggled for more than 15 years with the effects of global warming, and several have diversified into summer tourism. The perfect snow cover at CairnGorm this weekend follows the worst season on record last year.
There is even talk of skiing on midsummer’s day, as visitors make the most of the best spring snow conditions anyone can remember.
The Daily Telegraph: ‘Late snow gives Scots resorts a ski lift ‘