Rain gale force winds followed by snow.

14th December 2014

Heavy rain overnight has led to a lot of snow melt particularly at lower altitudes; however the snowpack is re-freezing again and a breakable crust is developing.  Deep drifts and extensive snow fields remain.

Allt Mor Burn swollen from recent snow melt

Allt Mor Burn swollen from recent snow melt

Ptarmigan blending in with the harsh enviroment

Ptarmigan blending in with the harsh enviroment

Underfoot conditions hard work with soft snow and a breakable crust

Underfoot conditions hard work with soft snow and a breakable crust

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