Improving weather

11th February 2023

The wind first thing this morning was Gale force from the West but thankfully eased off during the day. The cloud level also lifted above the summits to allow for better observations of conditions and snow cover.

The freezing level continued to hover above the summits but didn’t stop some wind exposed slopes from feeling icy and more secure with crampons on.


(Above) Patchy snow cover on Northern corries of Cairngorm.

(Above) Coire an t-Sneachda. Looking towards the goat track.

(Above) Coire an t-Sneachda. Eastern side of the Coire.

(Above) Aladdins buttress, Trident and fluted buttress area.

(Above) The tripod device shown gathers information on snow depth and temperature. (Coire Cas headwall in background.)


Comments on this post

  • Sam
    11th February 2023 5:18 pm

    I’ve been following these posts for the couple of weeks prior to coming. I was there today! Fun to see it all in real life. Thank you for all your hard work on these.

    • ncairngormsadmin
      11th February 2023 6:20 pm

      Hi Sam
      good to hear that you found the posts useful and that your out and about enjoying the conditions, have a great weekend.

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