White out conditions

24th December 2020

Covid -19

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A bitterly cold day with a strong wind and temps of -7 deg C at summit levels. Snow pack above 850m firm and icy. Whiteout conditions above 800m – challenging navigation conditions.

Whiteout conditions at 1100m on Cairngorm

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