Rapidly changing weather and conditions.

8th January 2015

Conditions on the hill felt very different to those experienced yesterday. It was a colder day with snow showers through the day. The old snowpack has refrozen, with some build up of fresh through the day. Weather and snowpack conditions likely to continue to vary rapidly  over the next few days.

Poor visibility during snow showers

Poor visibility during snow showers

The old hard and greyer snowpack with fresh whiter  windslab being deposited on top.

The old hard greyer snowpack with some fresh windslab being deposited on top.

Looking over to Stob Coire nan Lochan

Looking over to Stob Coire nan Lochan

The physics of snow is complicated (to say the least). I saw this good example of the plastic deformation of wet snow back down at the carpark.

The physics of snow is complicated (to say the least). I saw this good example of the plastic deformation of wet snow back down at the carpark.

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