Spring Conditions

9th April 2018

A calm spring day sunny in the morning – snowpack froze overnight and supplied spring snow for a time before getting too soft. Snowpack is stable other than surface instabilities on steep slopes due to solar warming and some cornice collapse.

Northern Corries with morning reflection on Loch Morlich

Looking toward Loch Etchachan

Cornice collapse on east facing aspects.

Lumps of cornice debris

Cairntoul and Sgor an Lochain Uaine and the Feith Buidhe area of the Cairngorm plateau.

cornice debris from windy col

Coire an t Sneachda

 

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