Thawing snow

16th March 2021

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.
Overnight rain to summit levels left a moist snowpack and some heavy unstable cornices.

The crossing of boulder fields and streams was precarious due to the soft thawing snow. Views into Coire an t-Sneachda.

Dark clouds with sunny spells Coire an t-Sneachda.

Coire an Lochain.

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