A dry morning. A wet afternoon.

28th February 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.

(Above) Looking across to South West & West aspects of the western end of Beinn Eighe. Sail Mhòr (980m) on the left, Coinneach Mhòr (976m) in the middle and Spidean Coire nan Clach (977m) on the right.  Ribbens of snow still evident in gully lines and natural depressions.

(Above) Coireag Dubh Mor, a high North facing corrie below Spidean a’Choire Leith (1055m). Greatest accumulations of the remaining snow pack are still to be found high in mainly North facing aspects above 800m.

(Above) Catching a glimpse of Slioch (980m) before the rain moved in early afternoon and the cloud lowered.

 

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