A spokesperson for Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), which runs the centre, said: “Two tows, the Coire na Ciste T Bar and the West Wall Poma, are currently subject to Health and Safety Executive (HSE) improvement notices. These notices were issued in December to the previous operating company while it was in administration. Both the affected tows are high up on the mountain and require good levels of snow cover to run.
"Our operating company, Cairngorm Mountain (Scotland) Limited, is addressing the issues raised in the notices as a matter of urgency, with the expectation that both tows will reopen on 8 February after HSE inspection."
CairnGorm has a total of nine ski tows.
A report into the engineering issues that have closed the centre’s funicular railway since October is set to be released shortly.
- CairnGorm funicular to stay shut for rest of season
- CairnGorm funicular railway operator placed into administration
- CairnGorm funicular railway report delayed
- CairnGorm Mountain buys snowmaking equipment in response to funicular closure
Read the article online at: https://www.mountaintechnologymagazine.com/mountain-tourism/21012019/use-of-two-ski-tows-suspended-at-cairngorm/