The Pending Change

10th April 2022

A dry and overcast day. Bright with a few sunny spells and good visibility. Feeling cold at higher altitudes.

From yesterday’s showers, a general covering of soft snow and graupel. Some surface consolidation from the sun but with instabilities remaining within the snowpack. Wind exposed areas remain scoured and firm.

A general covering of soft snow and graupel from yesterday’s showers.

Existing windslab on the Easterly aspect of Cnap Coire na Spreidhe.

The corniced East aspect of Cnap Coire na Spreidhe.

Looking into Coire an t-Sneachda.

Climbing parties in Aladdin’s Couloir.

All change in the next period with gale force South-Easterly winds re-depositing snow to form new unstable windslab and increasing instability.

 

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