Blue sky day………..

1st March 2021

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There was a slight frost in the glens this morning followed by spring like conditions. An almost windless day with blue skies the very light winds were South-Easterly and the freezing level was well above the summits. The snowpack is generally well bonded and stable. Some localised surface wet snow instabilities were developing due to solar warming mainly on very steep North to East aspects above 900 metres. The avalanche hazard is Low.

Meall a’ Bhuiridh, North and Westerly aspects.

Upper slopes of Meall a’ Bhuiridh the left skyline is the East ridge.

Buachaille Etive Mor.

 

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