Cold overnight with sunshine today.
2nd April 2021
The Scottish Avalanche Information Service issues information to support permitted activity under current Scottish Government guidance.
Please be aware of current mandatory travel restrictions inÂ Local AuthorityÂ areas within Scotland and respect local communities by referring toÂ Scottish Government guidanceÂ and safe route choices for exercise. For further guidance please refer to the following information forÂ hillwalkers and climbersÂ andÂ snowsports on ski and board.
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.
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