6th February 2022
Snow showers were the main feature of today, with snow falling throughout the period. Unstable windslab continued to build through the day mainly on North-East to South-East aspects above 950 metres.
Given the complicated topography of the glen’s ridge crests and buttresses, isolated accumulations were also noted on North and North-West aspects due to cross loading. Such has been the ferocity of the wind.
Avalanche activity was also noted on an East aspect on Stob Coire nan Lochan. This most likely occurred yesterday demonstrating the unstable windslab in steep wind sheltered locations.
Windslab will continue to build overnight and through tomorrow before any precipitation gradually turns to rain at all elevations. Avalanches are likely during this warmer thawing period and the avalanche hazard will be Considerable above 950 metres on North-West through North-East to South-East aspects.
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