All change.

21st January 2018

Weather wise today was very different from yesterday.  Driving up the glen this morning the sky was overcast and grey. From the road large plumes of spindrift could be seen blowing off the hills. When on the hill conditions steadily deteriorated, with strengthening South Easterly winds, a lot of blowing now  providing poor visibility. There is a lot of windslab forming on top of layers of soft weak snow, leading to an unstable combinations. That combined with the rising temperatures, and avalanches will be occurring out there today.

Spindrift blowing around on the West face of Aonach Dubh. 

A ski tourer heads off from the wee Buachaille parking area. There is lots of snow down to road level in Glen Coe making it easy to ski to/from road level. 

Shooting cracks, in this case running an a soft, weak low density layer of snow at a depth of about 50cm. There  is definitely some unstable snow about at the moment. 

Conditions at 750m. A lone walker struggles through deep snow against some strong winds.  

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