A sunny day with light winds

17th January 2015

At long last blue sky’s with light winds….

The plateau - variable conditions, ice, rocks and firm snowfields.

The plateau – variable conditions, ice, rocks and firm snowfields.

Easterly slope of Fiacaill a Choire Chais.  Newly formed windslab, weakly bonded a cold snow surface of -10.5, surface hoar has developed here.

Easterly aspect – Fiacaill a Choire Chais. Newly formed windslab is weakly bonded a cold snow surface of -10.5.

 

Looking into Coire an t - Sneachda

Looking into Coire an t – Sneachda

Sastrugi formed by wind erosion on exposed slopes

Sastrugi formed by wind erosion on exposed slopes

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Carn Etchachan, the top of Shelter Stone Crag and Feith Buidhe

Comments on this post

  • Karen
    28th January 2015 5:03 pm

    I was up on Cairngorm on the 17th, and it was a stunning day to be up there. Your pictures show just how good it was. The views were excellent.

    • ncairngormsadmin
      9th February 2015 5:09 pm

      Thanks Karen, sounds like you had a great day on the hill.

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