Sunshine and snow showers.

13th January 2017

It was a day of snow showers and some almost sunny spells. As viewed from the road there does not look to be much more than a cosmetic dusting of snow in Glen Coe at the moment. However, when you get up into the hills,  there are areas of windslab in sheltered locations. Although these are not extensive, they are not very well bonded.

Looks like a nice day on Saturday before turning mild again on Sunday.

Looking back to Stob Coire Raineach from the South West during an almost sunny spell. The North-Westerly (left hand side) of the ridge is scoured, with some deposition on the South-Easterly (right hand side) of the ridge.

It was not all sunshine though, there were some pretty heavy squally showers and plenty of spindrift at times.

The difference between the fresh snow in the foreground, and the old, hard, grey snow in the middle of this shot is quite apparent.

Although not particularly extensive, the fresh snow is poorly bonded, as is evident from these shooting cracks from my feet.

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