Cooler and misty

30th December 2019

A gloomy day; on occasions the cloud base dropped to around 600 metres, rain and drizzle through the morning with rain turning to sleet at 900 metres for a while.  Clearer through the afternoon.  The mild temperatures and storm force winds over the last couple of days have stripped away a lot of the snow.  Some of the main gully lines are becoming broken.  A few climbers and mountaineers wandered into the corrie to have a look.  Most people enjoyed the fresh air and walked out again.

A glimpse of Coire an Lochain before the cloud base dropped.

Sneachda: Iceless Lochains, little snow remains below the buttresses.

Heading up into Coire an t-Sneachda

Mess of Potage seen through the gloom.

What remains of the Cas Head wall; the photo below was taken exactly a year ago.

Cas head wall Dec 30th 2018

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