Fine, showery day

29th March 2016

Swathes of cloud played round the hills today – the light snow showers in the morning became heavier after mid-day.  A colder night had firmed up the snowpack however there was enough warmth in the sun to soften the snow surface in the afternoon.

Stob Coire nam Beith seen through light cloud

Stob Coire nam Beith seen through light cloud

The turret-like buttresses of   the Aonach Eagach Ridge atmospheric looking in the cloud

The summit buttresses of the Aonach Eagach Ridge atmospheric-looking in the cloud

Clear evidence of wind-transported snow on Meall a Bhuiridh

Clear evidence of wind-transported snow on Meall a Bhuiridh

Sloughing, precipitated by cornice collapse under Clach Leathad

Sloughing, precipitated by cornice collapse under Clach Leathad

Surface cracking on high North facing slopes

Surface cracking on high North facing slopes

East facing cornices on the Clach Leathad/Creise ridge

East facing cornices on the Clach Leathad/Creise ridge

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