Biting North-Easterly winds.

7th 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.

Feeling very cold in the gale strength East-South-East winds today. Redistributed snow continues to building wind slab on to wind sheltered terrain. The winds are backing more East-North-East by tomorrow so South aspects will also see some unstable windslab accumulations developing.

Wind scoured and drifting – Sgurr Nan Fhir Duidhe

Sun light on Liathach. Wind exposed terrain is scouring and wind sheltered aspects coated with spindrift.

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