Cold overnight with sunshine today.

2nd April 2021

Covid -19
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This blog is intended to provide hazard and mountain condition information to help plan safer mountain trips.
Cold overnight conditions re-froze the remaining snowpack. The surface of the snow is very firm and icy particularly in shaded gullies, corrie headwalls and recesses. Potentially serious run outs exist in the event of an uncontrolled slip or fall. Crampons and ice axe essential for snow travel. Any remaining cornices will be prone to collapse.

Buachaille Etive Beag left, Stob Coire nan Lochan right.

Buachaille Etive Mor. limited snow cover but what remains is firm and icy.

Upper Coire na Tulaich, Buachaille Etive Mor.

Stob Coire nan Lochan.

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