Calm & Clear — but Milder

24th January 2019

Overnight, there were a few light snow showers, this was followed by a dry, calm day. It was also milder with the freezing at around 600 metres and slowly rising. Winds were very light from the South-West. Marginally bonded soft windslab is present in sheltered locations the deepest accumulations are on North to East aspects above 880 metres. Isolated deposits also exist on North-West and South-East aspects to a lesser extent. Gully exits and steep corrie headwalls are also affected with cornices soft and fragile. The avalanche hazard is Moderate.

looking across the Rannoch Moor to Ben Alder in the far distance

Ben Nevis clearly seen in the distance 

Pocket of deeper drifted snow

The Mamores and again Ben Nevis

Stob Coire nan Lochan

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