Light snow showers

24th March 2021

Covid -19
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This blog is intended to provide hazard and mountain condition information to help plan safer mountain trips.
A much cooler trend today, light snow showers on strong Westerly winds, drifting snow over the summits, new windslab accumulations are generally shallow and avoidable.  The old snowpack is currently very firm with serious run out potential on steep terrain.
Droplets of ice developing in the cooler temperatures.
Icy slopes with serious runouts!

Coire an t-Sneachda.

The Goat Track and Fiacaill Buttress in Coire an t-Sneachda

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