Calm before the storm

8th February 2020

Some new snow  overnight on higher slopes gave way to a mainly dry morning with heavy showers returning later in the day. This may well increase the avalanche hazard for Saturday.

A very stormy outlook with new snow for the next couple of days, real Winter conditions at last?

Looking West through the glen Aonach Eagach ridge on the right.

Buachaille Etive Beag.

Looking North from Coire na Tulaich, Buachaille Etive Mor.

Looking North Easterly from Coire na Tulaich Buachaille Etive Mor. Blackwater Dam visible (an interesting section of the book Children of the Dead End by Patrick McGill features the lives of the workers on the construction of the dam and the hydro scheme for the Aluminium factory at Kinlochleven.

Ice forming on rocks at 850 metres Westerly aspect of Coire na Tulaich.

Coire na Tulaich headwall

Stob Coire nan Lochan

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