Bright at first then visibility deteriorated

6th March 2020

Overnight, it was dry and calm with a frost in the glens. During the morning clouds quickly covered the summits and light snow showers started to fall with light to fresh Southerly winds.

The snowpack continues to slowly consolidate, but localised areas of unstable windslab still exist, mainly at the tops of steep North to East facing slopes and gullies above 850 metres. In other locations, areas of moderately bonded snow are also present on similar aspects. Cornices remain unstable. The avalanche hazard is Considerable.

Southerly aspect of the Aonach Eagach ridge.

West face of Aonach Dubh.

Northerly aspect of Buachaille Etive Mor.

Meall a’ Bhuiridh and Sron na Creise.

Buachaille Etive Mor, spot the 2 stags.

Looking across to the East ridge of Meall a’ Bhuiridh.

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