Cold and sunny in the North-West.

30th 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 cold and clear day here with sunny intervals. Trail breaking remains hard work. Wind exposed terrain such as ridges are scoured but its often crusty at higher levels, crampons are required.

Raised footprints a sign of strong winds and snow erosion.

View along to Sgurr nan Fhir Duibhe.

Plenty signs of strong winds!


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