Lots of snow in Glen Coe.

14th February 2014

Amazing amounts of snow at higher levels in Glen Coe at the moment. The ski area are having some problems with tows and huts getting buried as the photos hopefully show. With the unusual conditions,  we are starting to see avalanche activity in unusual locations. Today I saw debris from a recent size 3 avalanche on Buachaille Etive Mor, and a size 2 on Buachaille Etive Beag. Both occurred in locations that I have not observed avalanches on before. 
 Buachaille Etive Mor this morning. Visibility was soon lost. 
Staff at the ski area digging out the bull wheel at the top of the Wall T-bar. 

 The ski patrol hut looking pretty snowy on the 25th of January (when there was already a lot of snow about)
The same view today. The hut does still exist under the snow, I did go and check. Access is via the hole in the snow by the blue pole. 

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