Winter blizzards and whiteout conditions

29th April 2016

A whiteout with blizzard conditions during snow showers.  Deep snow drifts above 700 metres, firm snow ice on wind exposed slopes and ridges.  See yesterdays blog for mountain views!

Heavy drifting on the E side of Cairngorm above 1000m

Heavy drifting on the E side of Cairngorm above 1000m

Drifting snow on the W side of of Fiachaill Chais

Drifting snow on the W side of of Fiachaill Chais

Navigating round the E side of Cairngorm

Navigating round the E side of Cairngorm

Occasional brighter spells between showers

Disorientating conditions… barely any rocks to help with definition

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