Breakable crust

17th December 2020

Covid-19

The Scottish Avalanche Information Service would recommend that those wishing to enjoy the winter mountains refer to Mountaineering Scotland and Scottish Government advice regarding Covid-19 and outdoor activities.
Good snow cover above 800 metres.  A widespread breakable crust has developed at all levels, this becomes firmer above 1000 metres.  Clear skies with strong, gusting gale force South-Westerly winds.

Clouds rolling in over the summit of Sneachda

Heading up to the Cas ridge, good cover with a breakable crust

Rainbow over Rothiemurchus

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