Cold and dry.

6th 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.

Gale force Easterly winds again today. It has been a dry in Torridon with more snow showers further inland. There has been drifting in the hills with windslab continuing to deepen and accumulate. Some slight consolidation in the snow pack at lower levels. Wind exposed aspects are firm and icy.

Big drifts are forming, wind exposed aspects are scoured.

Icy paths.

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