Whether you're a seasoned skier looking to try the latest equipment or a newbie wondering where to do your first season, Scotland's Ski and Snowboard Show is a great place to start.
When: Oct. 15 and 16.
Highlights: Talk to the experts on which skis or snowboard is right for you; try the latest models from leading brands; buy equipment at a discount (skis, boards, boots, jackets, salpettes, googles and more); book a holiday deal at the World Resorts Section; watch the Freestyle Jumps Show where pros battle it out to pull the sickest stunts; speak to major ski employers at the Natives' Jobs Fair; and grab a cold beer at the apres-ski bar.
Price: Pre-booked tickets to Scotland's Ski and Snowboard Show cost £10 and include: a free day's ski pass to one of the Scottish ski resorts worth £30; free entrance to the Scottish Outdoors Show which takes place at the same location; and a free outdoors goody bag worth £10. Tickets on the door cost £12 for the Saturday and Sunday.