Last Blog report for this 2017/18 season

14th April 2018

Predominately dry through the period, the winds veered and were moderate from a Southerly direction. The freezing level was above the summits. The snowpack continues to thaw but is generally well bonded on all aspects and elevations. Localised surface instabilities remain on steeper slopes above 900 metres. These are mainly on North-West through North to East aspects. At lower elevations the snowpack is soft, wet but generally stable. Large cornices still exist , and these are very prone to collapse. The avalanche hazard is Low.

This is the last blog report for 2017/18 season. Thank you for reading and I hope you have found the reports useful. We’ll be back in December – A bientot..  

Stob Coire nan Lochan this morning

Buachaille Etive Mor on the left with a cloud attach to its summit

Walkers in poor visibility nearing the summit of Meall a Bhuiridh at lunch time today

Brighter spells at lower elevations

Looking at the patchy snow cover on the Aonach Eagach ridge this afternoon

Buachaille Etive Mor.                       A bientot.

Comments on this post

  • Steve Smart
    22nd April 2018 7:53 pm

    Thanks for the brilliant pics and fantastic snow info.

    • glencoeadmin
      13th December 2018 10:11 am

      Thanks for your kind message at the end of last season….. we start forecasting again tomorrow.

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