Ice Factor is located in the village of Kinlochleven, sandwiched between Ben Nevis and Glencoe.
Those on the West Highland Way, will see the Ice Factor tantalisingly close from the top of the pipe track, it will take about 45 mins to walk to the village from the top of the track. Don’t worry – drying room, log burning stove, great food and a drink await you!
The village is 6 miles from Glencoe and 20 miles from Fort William
The road from Glencoe is absolutely stunning to cycle on, allow 45mins to 1 hour for your cycle.
Set Your Sat Nav to PH50 4SF – this will take you directly into the village of Kinlochleven – you will not miss the Ice Factor – it’s the biggest building in the village.
From both the North and South, follow the A82 Inverness to Glasgow road. Turn off at either Glencoe Village or North Ballachulish onto the B863. Kinlochleven is situated in the middle of this loop road about 8 miles from either junction
Most visitors to the area are staying in the area overnight, but some travel up from the central belt for the day.
Please note, the A82 can be very busy during holiday periods and you should allow plenty time for your journey.
Morning Train from Glasgow Queen Street (08:21) Arrives Fort William (12:07)
Morning Train from Edinburgh Waverly (07:15) Arrives Fort William (12:07)
Please note times are current on the 2011 timetable, please check direct on scotrail.co.uk
Stagecoach 44 Buslink from Fort William: Arrives in Kinlochleven
City Link Bus Leaves Glasgow Buchanan Street: Travel time by coach is 2 hrs 27 mins
City Link Bus Leaves Inverness Bus Station: Arrives at the Glencoe Junction
City Link Bus Leaves Oban Bus Station: Arrives at the Glencoe Junction
Please note times are current on the 2011 timetable, please check direct. citylink.co.uk
There are regular scheduled flights to Inverness, Edinburgh and Glasgow from across the UK and Europe.
If you find yourself stranded at Glencoe Junction, please call the centre, we will do our best to help!