Cold spring day ends the SAIS forecast season

16th April 2016

Overnight cold conditions affected the area and water was freezing at lower altitudes. Today was predominately dry just the isolated snow flurry and the sun did appear on occasions.

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The burns are starting to freeze up in the cold temperatures.

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Moody Ben Nevis – patchy snow cover around 700 metres.

 

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Easy shears in a pocket of windslab on Southerly aspect.

 

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Snow pit on Southerly aspect at 1100 metres

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Hail fell on the crystal screen.

 

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Looking West from the summit of Meall a Bhuiridh

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Walkers heading for the summit, just getting away without crampons.

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Stob Coire nan Lochan

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Red deer grazing down at lower altitudes, they must have a feel for the weather. This is the last blog for this season, I hope you have found it informative. Have a great summer, we will return in December.

 

 

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