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25th 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.

Rain showers in the glen this morning and snow showers above 400 metres. Continuing re-distribution of snow at higher levels. A Moderate avalanche forecast for the next period, which means that human triggered avalanches are possible, good visibility and route selection important especially in steep locations. You can find the full description on our report page by clicking on “View the Avalanche Hazard”.

Looking back down towards KInlochewe from Creag Dhubh, Beinn Eighe.

Spindrift blowing over the East ridge of Creag Dhubh. After its journey this drifting snow will accumulate on the wind sheltered Southerly aspect.


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