2nd February 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.
Gale force Easterly winds combined with freezing temperatures led to a significant windchill in the Fannaichs today. As a result, I struggled to get much above 500 metres altitude. There are obvious areas of windslab building in sheltered locations as unconsolidated surface snow is drifting in the strong winds.
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