A rising snow-line but still very wintry.

17th January 2021

Covid -19

The Scottish Avalanche Information Service issues information to support permitted activity under current Scottish Government guidance.

Please be aware of current mandatory travel restrictions in Local Authority areas within Scotland and respect local communities by referring to Scottish Government guidance and safe route choices for exercise. For further guidance please refer to the following information for hillwalkers and climbers and snowsports on ski and board.

This blog is intended to provide hazard and mountain condition information to help plan safer mountain trips.

A slightly higher snow line today with good cover in the coires. The snow pack is firming up with generally good stability. At higher levels there is some wind slab accumulating with isolated pocket of instability affecting some of the wind sheltered steeper terrain.

Liathach this morning.

Beinn Bhan, 896 metres.

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