A great day to end the season

18th April 2015

Warm sunny conditions, a great day to end the season!

We would like to thank you for all your support throughout the winter, and the cheery smiles when we meet folk on the hill – even in blizzards !.  Have a great summer in the highlands.  See you next winter !!!  – SAIS forecast team.

Size 3 full depth avalanche above the Saddle.

Size 3 full depth avalanche above the Saddle.

Avalanche debris above the Saddle - Stac an Fharaidh

Huge piles of debris

It could be a serac!

It could be a serac!

Looking up the avalanche run path. Stac an Fharaidh

Looking up the avalanche run path. Stac an Fharaidh

Huge blocks

Large blocks

A good sliding surface for full depth avalanche

A good sliding surface for full depth avalanche

Soft spring snow

Soft spring snow

Very warm conditions by early afternoon with a soft surface layer developingdeveloping

Very warm conditions by early afternoon with a soft surface layer developing

Ptarmigan almost in summer plumage

Ptarmigan almost in summer plumage

 

Comments on this post

  • David Whalley
    19th April 2015 4:48 pm

    Many thanks for a wonderful service great Blogs and forecasts and have a great Summer!

    Heavy

    • ncairngormsadmin
      19th April 2015 5:10 pm

      thanks Heavy
      all the best Mark and Kathy

  • Gary Hodgson
    19th April 2015 5:31 pm

    Huge thanks once again for your vital info this winter. Well done.

    • ncairngormsadmin
      1st May 2015 4:54 pm

      Thank you for your support

  • Alan Dennis
    19th April 2015 6:21 pm

    We like the watch too!

    • ncairngormsadmin
      1st May 2015 4:57 pm

      Hi Alan, we are forecasting over the May bank holiday weekend, winter is back, enjoy the blogs.

  • Richard Worth
    19th April 2015 7:50 pm

    Great season and great season’s reporting and forecasting
    thanks

    • ncairngormsadmin
      1st May 2015 4:56 pm

      Hi Richard thanks for your support.

  • Giancarlo Rizzi
    20th April 2015 12:56 pm

    Dear Folks,

    Thank you all so much, thank you all for your generosity of spirit, thank you all for trying to keep us safe.

    G.

    • ncairngormsadmin
      1st May 2015 4:52 pm

      Thank you for your support its very much appreciated. Due to a return of wintry weather we are forecasting in Northern Cairngorms and Lochaber over this May bank holiday weekend.

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