Lifting cloud

17th April 2022

Another mild and windy day.  The cloud base was around 800 metres during the morning but it slowly lifted to above the summits by mid afternoon.  The snowpack continues to thaw at all altitudes and although soft on most aspects, the snow was firm on steep Northerly facing slopes.

The weather station on the summit of Cairngorm.

Looking up the Fiachaill of Cas ridge. Firm snow around the Eastern side of the Coire rim and the Cas Head Wall.

Looking East across the Cairngorm ski area.

The Cas Head Wall and ridge.

Lifting cloud reveals Coire and Sneachda.

A general panorama of the landscape.

Comments on this post

  • stan intihar
    17th April 2022 9:46 pm

    thanks for all the updates over the season…VERY much appreciated.❄️⛈☀️✌❤️

    • ncairngormsadmin
      18th April 2022 4:34 pm

      Thank you so much, your comments are really appreciated. Have a great summer.

  • Robert Carr
    19th April 2022 10:00 am

    Thank you for all of the updates.

    They provide a wonderful service to walkers, skiers and climbers but to me, living a long way from the Cairngorms, they provide a wonderful record of the amazing natural beauty that we have in these islands.

    Looking forward to the next season!

    • ncairngormsadmin
      19th April 2022 1:24 pm

      Thank you so much, your comments are really appreciated, the Cairngorms are an amazing place. Have a great summer.

  • Michael Graham
    19th April 2022 2:35 pm

    Thanks for all your hard work this season!

    • ncairngormsadmin
      19th April 2022 2:47 pm

      Hi there, thanks for your appreciative comment. Have a great summer.

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