Stormy and baltic

2nd 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 drifting snow down to glen levels.  In lee areas windslab is developing at low altitudes.  This overlies soft snow beneath creating unstable conditions.
See today’s avalanche report for more details.

Stormy conditions developing in the Cairngorms.

Drifting snow at 500 metres.

Looking up towards the Ciste

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