Cloudy with some showers

9th January 2023

Today was cloudy with some bright spells and a few showers. Showers were initially snow above around 600 metres, higher later as the freezing level rose to around 950 metres. The existing snowpack is well bonded and stable, thawing below 800 metres,  firm above. Only some very minor windslab accumulations are present in wind sheltered areas. Tomorrow the freezing level will rise above the summits with precipitation turning to rainat all levels. Remain unsettled but becoming colder again on Wednesday.


Views of the North side of Liathach from Spidean Coire nan Clach, Beinn Eighe.

Spidean Coire nan Clach, Beinn Eighe in the foreground with Sgurr Ban and Sgurr nan Fhir Duibhe behind.

Looking down at Stac Coire an Laoigh with Sgurr Dubh and Loch Clair behind.

Looking into Coire an Laoigh on my descent. A gradual thaw is taking place at lower altitudes.

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