Good then Stormy

19th February 2020

After starting off a clear and bright day with moderate strength winds the change to Southerly winds rapidly presented strong and severe gales. Visibility deteriorated with blizzard conditions at times. Snow cover remains good and travel in ski is good, on foot it is hard work with trail breaking.

Coire an t Sneachda am with clouds and wind developing.

Clear and fine early morning with parties ascending the Fiachail of Coire Chais.

Winds of Change – a pair battling in the strengthening winds.

descending from Coire an lochain.

The storm well set in over the Northern Cairngorms during the afternoon.

Windslab development in lee areas in the strengthening winds today.

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