Cold light winds and snow!

27th December 2015

The Cairngorms looked very wintry after yesterdays snowfall.  Drifts above 700m were deep in places, higher up Westerly through North to Easterly aspects caught the snow in sheltered areas.  Rocks were partially hidden in places beneath the snow and many people were out making the most of a good day…

The Cairngorms are looking good

A ridge of high pressure over the highlands

light winds and heading towards the summit of Cairngorm

Heading towards the summit of Cairngorm with the novelty of light winds

Everyone was out enjoying the beautiful weather

Everyone was out enjoying the beautiful weather

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Deep drifts on some Westerly aspects

In the distance drifting snow on the Cas ridge

Drifting snow above Coire rims

Above the cas head wall

Coire and Sneachdha

Coire an t-Sneachda

Soft slab developed on Northerly aspects

Windslab on Northerly aspects

 

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