🎅 Merry Christmas 🎅

25th December 2020

Covid -19

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Today was not as bright and clear as yesterdays lovely conditions, however it remained mostly dry with just the odd drizzle but not much to see at high elevations. Winds were fresh West-South-Southerly and strong over the summits, the freezing level was at around 900 metres at midday. Verglas was a hazard on many of the approach paths this morning but this will thaw as the freezing level is forecast to rise above the summit later this afternoon.

West face of Aonach Dubh :note the ribbons of ice that have formed during the last 2 days.

The 3 sisters of Glencoe.

The Aonach Eagach ridge has attracted the clouds today.

Stob Coire Raineach 925 metres and Stob Dubh 958 metres.

Buachaille Etive Mor.

Lairig Gartain with Buachaille Etive Beag on the right.

Northerly aspect of Stob Dearg 1022 metres, Buachaille Etive Mor.

Lairig Eilde with Sron na Lairig in the distance with Beinn Fhada on the right.

Merry Christmas.

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