A claggy day

23rd March 2024

A poor day for observations with the hill remaining in clag all day. Underneath the cloud, there is snow lying down to 650 metres which felt more ‘sticky’ or ‘grabby’ as the day progressed.  Above 950 metres winter is still very much the dominant feature with significant amounts of new snow compared to the previous 24 hours.  Continuous snow fall is expected over the next 24 hours, again with some uncertainty as amounts – refer to main SAIS Northern Cairngorms report for more details.

Above: this was as good as it got today from a visibility perspective. 

Above: deeper accumulations developing in wind shelter locations at 750m. This becoming ‘sticky’, ‘grabby’ or ‘heavier’ as the day progressed. 

Above: Ptarmigan restaurant with her winter coat back on. 

Above: wind sheltered locations still the best place to find most cover suited for ski.


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