Melt and a re-freeze.

11th January 2021

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The freezing level was above summit levels last night then began to lower sharply by mid-morning. There has been quite a thaw. Rivers and burns are in spate.

The view along Coire an Laoigh up to the col (Bealach) between Stuc Coire an Laoigh (on the left) and Spidean Coire nan Clach. and

View down wards towards Loch Clair, bare rocks and sunken snow around the stones showing the effects of the thaw.

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