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CairnGorm Mountain // Friday 25th May 2012
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Shouldn't that be H11lly !

A final blast down the Traverse for the 2012 season, complete but a run to nowhere now.

Looking up the Ciste burn to the Ptarmigan Tow.

Looking over the Plateau from the top of Coronation Wall.

Boarder exploring the snowfields on the Ptarmigan Ridge.

Lifty wanted, preferably experienced for one day, must be 7ft tall!

Negotiating the Ptarmigan Bowl on Friday afternoon.

Hopefully the tow track will be fixed for the morning!

Impromptu bog skimming on the Ciste Fairway.

Ciste Tow doing it's thing for hopefully the penultimate and not last day of the 2012 season.

Rail slide on the flat-down box in the mini park.

Air out of the burn, only in Scotland!

Looking over the Ciste Tow to the remaining snowfields on the Ptarmigan Ridge.

Short flat box in the mini park. Also a couple of short rails.

A narrow start to the Fairway from the top of the Ciste Tow.

Looking over the Top Basin to the Ptarmigan Ridge from the Top Station.

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CairnGorm Mountain hopes to offer one more day of limited lift served sliding to round off the 2012 season on Saturday 26th May. Terrain Park Jam 11-2pm on the Ciste Fairway.

Bring your shades, suncream, waterwings and a sense of humour for one last slide before the Gorm's truly bizarre 2012 season finally ends in a heat haze. The plan is to operate the Ciste Tow loading half way to serve the Ciste Fairway.

It's narrowing but most of it had a couple of feet + snow so will hopefully be OK through the night, but check the official reports in the morning. Daylodge open from 8.45am with first train up scheduled for 9am.

There is a flat box, a flat-down box and a couple of short rails, plus several small kickers on the Ciste Fairway, also an unintentional waterslide feature down the burn at the side of the Ciste Fairway!

CairnGorm is also offering the opportunity to try out something different this weekend. The Walk @ the Top resumes on Saturday and snowshoes will be provided for participants this weekend (and as long as the majority of the Marquis Well and Summit Path remain under snow).
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