Misty and getting milder.

5th February 2020

After yesterdays lovely bright conditions today was bit disappointing, it was quite misty will some light drizzly rain on occasions. The freezing level was slowly rising to above the summits leaving the snowpack moist at lower elevations and a bit firmer but moist above 950 metres.  It looks like this trend is set to continue tomorrow.

The snowpack is slowly starting to thaw and consolidate. Snowpack stability is generally good, localised instabilities persist on steep North to Easterly aspects mainly above 900 metres. The avalanche hazard is Low.

Misty Glen Coe this morning.

Glen Coe ski centre operated some uplifts today, note the black rocks indicating thaw type conditions.

Easterly aspect (flypaper ski run) on Meall a’ Bhuiridh.

Group of walkers heading for the summit of Meall a’ Bhuiridh.


Buachaille Etive Mor.

Sron na Lairig ridge seen at the head of Lairig Eilde. Beinn Fhada on the right side.

Looking into Stob Coire nan Lochan.

Comments on this post

  • Kirsty Pallas
    5th February 2020 5:03 pm

    The group was us! Hebridean Pursuits were introducing the young people of Campbeltown Grammar to Scottish winter, and I think they got a full experience with today’s wind!

    • glencoeadmin
      6th February 2020 2:34 pm

      Glad you enjoyed your day, hope you didn’t mind your photos on the blog….. it was a much nicer day to day. Take care

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