New snow

27th December 2020

Covid -19

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New snow arrived last night and snow showers have continued through most of today lying mainly above 100 metres. Winds were very strong last night from the South-Westerly direction these eased today and were from the West-South-West and the freezing was around 400 metres at midday. Most of the snow below 700 metres is generally stable and fairly superficial in nature but it still makes for some hard work trail breaking as it obscures many important features.

The main A82 road this morning the elevation is 300 metres.

Stob nan Cabar with a small herd of red deer in the foreground.

Buachaille Etive Mor on the left with the sun lit slopes of Beinn a Chrulaiste centre right.

Snow cover at around 730 metres.

looking towards Easterly aspect on Meall a’ Bhuiridh at 860 metres.

Looking through Glencoe.

Stob Dearg, Buachaille Etive Mor.

Spot the Grouse.

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