A busy Corrie

7th March 2017

Coire nan Lochan has been the focus of most of the mountaineering in Glen Coe this winter judging by the popularity of the lay-by.  Again there were plenty of people about today making the most of the rather overcast day.  The boulder skirt below the crags is starting to get a covering of snow and there were some impressive cornices to be seen.

A wintry sun trying to pierce through the cloud in the early afternoon

The large cornice above North Gully

The slot of SC Gully showing the cornice and upper gully

Convoluted drifting round the East facing lip of Coire nan Lochan due to the shifting wind – the head of Gearr Aonach can be seen top right of the picture

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