Very wet mild morning.

1st February 2020

The freezing level was above the summits for most of the period. Overnight, heavy rain at all levels this continued until late morning giving way to more scattered rain showers. The winds were fresh from the South-Westerly direction.

Localised wet snow instabilities were present mainly in sheltered gullies and on steeper slopes with a North through East to South-Easterly aspects above 900 metres, gully exits and steep scarp slopes were most affected. The avalanche hazard is Moderate.

The west face of Aonach Dubh ~ noted the rain and snow melt flowing off the hill.

Buachaille Etive Mor and Coire na Tulaich

The burns were all in spate after prolonged heavy rain.

Diminishing wet snowpack on Meall a’Bhuiridh this morning. This will re-freeze overnight.

Meall a’Bhuirdh.

Some keen skiers and a group of hill goers on Meall a’Bhuiridh.

Brighter conditions coming off the hill after midday.

I wonder if the red deer being low down is a sign for tomorrows weather.

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