Hazy sunshine

2nd April 2016

A calm day with hazy sunshine.  Northerly aspects are very firm in places. Sun exposed slopes softened during the afternoon.

April 2nd 1

Carn Etchachan and the Shelter stone crag.

April 2nd 2

Some ice remains at the head of Loch Avon

April 2nd 3

A small slab avalanche on the knoll at Stac an Fharaidh. More details below.

April 2nd 4Slab avalanche which happened during yesterdays stormy weather – strong South winds and snowfall.  Steep convex slope, NE aspect.  The firm storm slab released on a soft layer beneath.  The soft layer of windslab developed on Thursday during the lighter winds from the South.

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