Blizzard conditions

3rd February 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.
Storm force South-Easterly winds with persistent snowfall down to glen levels.    Some slopes are wind scoured and stable; however unstable windslab is rapidly developing down to low levels on lee slopes.  This new unstable windslab overlies existing weaknesses within the old snowpack.  See updated avalanche forecast for more details.

Stormy conditions at 500 metres.

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