A game of hide and seek

31st March 2021

Covid -19
The Scottish Avalanche Information Service issues information to support permitted activity under current Scottish Government guidance.
Please be aware of current mandatory travel restrictions in Local Authority areas within Scotland and respect local communities by referring to Scottish Government guidance and safe route choices for exercise. For further guidance please refer to the following information for hillwalkers and climbers and snowsports on ski and board.
This blog is intended to provide hazard and mountain condition information to help plan safer mountain trips.
Feeling mild for most of the day with rain in the morning. Cooler around the summits with the freezing level falling to around 1000 metres during the afternoon. Diminishing snow cover mainly above 850 metres on North to East aspects. Cloud base around 750 metres hiding all but the lowest snow patches.

Cloud base lower than most snow patches. Looking west down Glencoe.

Snow patches in the cloud. Coire nan Lochan at 780 metres.

Lowest snow patches just about appearing below the cloud. Coire nan Lochan at 700 metres.

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