Wild farewell to 2016

31st December 2016

It was a grey, wet and windy day with storm force gusts for hill-goers to contend with.  The snow cover is fairly sparce, mainly on North to East aspects above 800 metres.  A major thaw was still underway during the morning with the burns the most impressive feature of the landscape.  However it was getting cooler by mid-day.

An impressive waterfall on the lower slopes of Meall a Bhuiridh

The North-East flank of Meall a Bhuiridh where most snow was still to be seen

Glide cracks on the line of the ‘Spring Run’

Little snow to be seen on ‘The Buachaille’ as it started to clear at mid-day

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