Cloudless in the Fannichs
17th March 2016
The glorious settled conditions continue. Perfect walking conditions with a lovely cooling North-West breeze. The patchy snowpack very quickly softened in the sun and rising temperatures, but remained firmer in the shade.
The northern Fannich mountains. Most snow remains on North through East to South aspects and is very patchy elsewhere.
An Teallach – the view into the northern coires from North Top, Beinn Liath Mor Fannaich.
The southerly aspects of the Beinn Dearg mountains from same location.
No significant cornices remain, but obvious snow creep cracking noted on some old cornice lines, softening in the sun.
Looking North-West to Ullapool and Loch Broom. No snow left on the lower hills of (left to right) Ben Mor Coigach, Stac Pollaidh, Cul Beag and Cul Mor. Inversion haze/’smog’ evident in the glens.
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