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Glencoe Mountain ski resort 'has best powder snow on planet'

Snow at Glencoe Mountain Image copyright Glencoe Mountain Resort
Image caption The last ski of the season at Glencoe Mountain will be 4 May

A snowsports centre in Scotland has been described as having the "best powder snow on the planet".

The conditions at Glencoe Mountain Resort, which are highly sought after by skiers and snowboarders, followed heavy snowfalls over the last few days.

Snowaction magazine has rated the centre as having the best powder snow of any of the world's ski resorts at the moment.

The last day of skiing at Glencoe for the 2014-15 season is 4 May.

Image copyright Glencoe Mountain Resort
Image caption The resort has had heavy snowfalls since the weekend
Image copyright Glencoe Mountain Resort
Image caption A snowsports magazine has hailed the conditions at Glencoe

A spokesperson for Glencoe Mountain said: "Conditions for this time of year are truly exceptional.

"The conditions are more like what you would expect on a midwinter.

"Normally by the May weekend we are skiing on large patches of snow."

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