Deep drifts…

1st February 2018

Not much new snow during the day but there was a fair amount arrived at the end of the day and during the evening yesterday: Combined with the strong winds, there has been fairly persistent drifting with deep new windslab forming. More snow forecast this evening on strong winds but they will gradually ease tomorrow – so we finally get some respite… Might even be able to take the goggles off and put our hoods down for a bit!

Bit of thought needs to go in to route choice though – so have a quick read of the report if you are heading out tomorrow. Have fun out there folks!

Fresh multi-layered windslab

Shooting crack forming under body weight on undercut snow

A group putting the fresh drifts to good use practising making emergency shelters

Weather improving from the North …





Comments on this post

Got something to say? Leave a comment

    Latest Northern Cairngorms Avalanche Report
    RSS Feed
    Keep up to date by subscribing to our RSS feed
Service funded by sportscotland
Forecast data supplied by the Met Office
SAIS Sponsors