Avalanche activity

17th March 2019

Strong North-Westerly winds. Overnight snow showers clearing to give a dry afternoon. The freezing level rose to around 800 metres. Avalanche activity noted during our field tests today on North-East aspects.

Skier triggered slab avalanche on North-Easterly aspect, starting zone at 780 metres.

Wind transporting snow forming windslab into sheltered aspects.

Slab avalanche on an Easterly aspect at 900m.

Clearing as we descended from the hill. Looking across Rannoch Moor.

Southerly aspect of Buachaille Etive Mor

Northerly aspect of Buachaille Etive Mor

3 Sisters of Glencoe

Lost Valley buttresses at the head of Coire Gabhail

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