Mild the low Cloud cover

7th April 2019

Milder conditions today with the freezing level just above the summits. A cloudy day and albeit dry it felt damp in the hill fog above 500 metres. Winds were light to moderate from the North-Easterly direction. The surface layer of the snowpack is moist but stability remains generally good on all aspects and elevations.
Cornices are soft and prone to collapse. The avalanche hazard is Low.

A blanket of cloud hugged the mountains throughout the day

Visibility at 1000 metres

Summit cairn of Meall a’ Bhuiridh, rocks are black and wet in the mild temperatures

Buachaille Etive Mor and Coire na Tulaich

Meall a’ Bhuiridh

West face of Aonach Dubh

Loch Achtriochtan with the cloud covered Aonach Eagach behind

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