Occasional Light Showers

23rd March 2021

Covid -19
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This blog is intended to provide hazard and mountain condition information to help plan safer mountain trips.
A generally dry day but on some occasional light showers mainly falling as drizzle. The winds were from the South-South-West and gale force at the highest elevations. The freezing level fluctuated around the highest summits.
A band of precipitation is expected tomorrow with rain initially turning to snow showers above 600 metres for the duration of the day. This will bring a change of conditions with new windslab and cornice development.

Stob Coire nam Beith and Church Door Buttress.

 

Good snow cover remains above 850 metres, seen here in Stob Coire nan Lochan.

 

Increasingly patchy snow in Coire na Tulaich.

 

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