Warm, windy and sunny.

19th March 2022

A warm sunny day with strong to gale force South-South-Easterly winds.  Drifting snow through the morning leading to unstable windslab continuing to develop on NW to NE aspects above 1000 metres.  As the sun melted the snow surface on the plateau the drifting ceased by midday.   North facing steep and convex terrain such as the Goat Track, NE corner of Coire an Lochain and similar areas further afield were mostly affected.

Coire an Lochain – drifting snow can be seen to the left of the twin burns area.

Continual drifting through the morning especially above the Goat Track.

Unstable windslab on a NE aspect at 1050m.

Looking towards Aladdin’s Couloir, note the corniced edge.

Mess of Potage.

Once in the shade the snow was firm underfoot.

Looking across the plateau towards Beinn Mheadhoin

A corniced edge above a NW aspect, Sneachda.

Views looking West.

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