A Wild Day
18th January 2021
The Scottish Avalanche Information Service issues information to support permitted activity under current Scottish Government guidance.
Please be aware of current mandatory travel restrictions inÂ Local AuthorityÂ areas within Scotland and respect local communities by referring toÂ Scottish Government guidanceÂ and safe route choices for exercise. For further guidance please refer to the following information forÂ hillwalkers and climbersÂ andÂ snowsports on ski and board.
This blog is intended to provide hazard and mountain condition information to help plan safer mountain trips.
Rain, hail, sleet, snow and spindrift today, depending on the altitude! Frequent heavy showers, wintry above 500m. combined with strong to gale force Westerly winds, gusting over 50mph in the more intense showers. Exposed windward areas are scoured, firm and icy, while unstable windslab is building in localised sheltered lee areas.
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