A Cold Winters day

27th January 2020

Frozen ground and a dusting on new snow has freshened up the mountains and given a distinctly winter feel – at last. The old snow is hard and icy, this is overlain with some fresh new snow – shallow and not too significant a depth at the moment – although weakly bonded, deeper deposits are hard to find but may be present in very wind sheltered small locations at the tops oaf gullies etc – but they should be easily avoidable.

 

A frozen Coire an Lochain, with wind scoured crags.

A hill goer traversing the icy steep snow

Looking into the Northern Corries from Glenmore

 

The bare Great Slab of Coire an Lochain

Approaching the corrie

 

Heading home with a tail wind – a sunlit Meall a Buachaille beyond.

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