A strata of Grey or is it Gray?

12th January 2019

It has been one of these incredibly uncomfortable days on the hill with high winds and sheets of heavy rain showers. But there is some snow in the forecast for tomorrow although very strong winds will persist.

Today everything was rather grey. Grey is a colour of a neutral tone, and while not meaning to be black and white about things…   Of late we have enjoyed the company of Alan Dennis – a very experienced avalanche forecaster based in Revelstoke, Canada who has been over visiting us. I thought I should point out that here in the UK we spell grey with an “E”. I understand that both spellings are acceptable.

Looking towards Sugar nan Fhir Duibhe, Beinn Eighe.

The little knoll, (spot height 384) was visible on Sgurr Dubh above Loch Clair. Layers of grey.


Comments on this post

  • Bill Ferret
    12th January 2019 6:39 pm

    or is it stratum..?

    • torridonadmin
      14th January 2019 2:29 pm

      Thanks for the comment…it is probably more correct although I do not think I would ever say it in conversation. Thanks for logging on and being interested in on our report and blog.
      SAIS team Torridon.

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