Rising temperatures

10th January 2021

Covid -19
The Scottish Avalanche Information Service issues information to support permitted activity under current Scottish Government guidance.
Please be aware of current mandatory travel restrictions in Local Authority areas within Scotland and respect local communities by referring to Scottish Government guidance and safe route choices for exercise. For further guidance please refer to the following information for hillwalkers and climbers and snowsports on ski and board.
This blog is intended to provide hazard and mountain condition information to help plan safer mountain trips.
Milder temperatures with gale force Westerlies over the summits.
Very soft and porridge like snow at lower altitudes, crusty as altitude is gained, wind exposed slopes are becoming firm and scoured, above 1000 metres.

Drifting snow above 1000 metres.

Deep porridge like snow at 500 metres. Views looking towards the Ciste.

Looking North, cloud rolling in over the tops of Meall a Bhuachaille.


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