Thawing and Diminishing

30th March 2021

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It has remained mild with strong South-West winds. The remaining snowpack is thawing and diminishing at all elevations and is generally stable. It is becoming increasingly patchy especially below 850 metres.

A glimpse into Coire Gabhail this morning, Bealach Dearg and the Lost Valley buttresses.

North and East aspects on Buachaille Etive Beag towards 902 metres…

… compared to South and West aspects towards 925 metres.

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