Gale force winds.

28th March 2015

Fresh snowfall overnight was followed by rain before clearing.  Wet snow instabilities were seen below Mess of potage.

Clouds race over the summits in the gale force winds.

Clouds race over the summits in the gale force winds.

The winds were so strong that pinwheels had developed on horizontal terrain

The winds were so strong that pinwheels had developed on horizontal terrain

Mess of Potage - difficult to see in the photo but wet snow instabilities were widespread on approach slopes below

Mess of Potage – difficult to see in the photo but wet snow instabilities were widespread on approach slopes below

Aladdin's buttress

Aladdin’s buttress

Coire an t Sneachda, a strong head wind  walking in -  gusty and blowing us over at the start of the boulder field so we gave it a miss!

Coire an t Sneachda, a strong head wind walking in.   Savage gusts blew us over several times at the start of the boulder field so we gave it a miss and retreated for shelter!

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