Perfect Spring day
3rd 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 remains firm in areas shaded from. the sun, potentially serious run outs exist in the event of an uncontrolled slip. All change with the weather tomorrow with strengthening westerly gales and a trace of new snow, later in the afternoon. Pockets of windslab will start to form in sheltered gullies and on North-Easterly to South-Easterly Â aspects these areas are not expected to be deep or extensive and should generally be avoidable.
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