Winter returns

15th April 2016

It was quite wintry today, new snow fell mainly above 500 metres but light snow flurries fell as low as 300 metres. The fresh wind felt cold coming from the North-Easterly direction. The snowpack is very firm and icy, crampons are highly recommended for venturing above 750 metres.

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Buachaille Etive Mor on the left and the start of the Aonach Eagach on the right. A light dusting of new snow on the peaks. The flag snow the Northerly wind direction.

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Snow showers from the North-East

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Air temperature at 900 metres today.

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Light new snow cover shown on the rocks, the skier is finding the icy conditions very challenging.

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