Definitely Winter

1st April 2015

We had quite a lot of snow overnight, certainly a lot more than in recent weeks with deep windslab developing in lee locations.

It’s definitely winter up there!

Winds stripping these West facing aspects.

Winds stripping these West facing aspects.

The Cairnwell. The wind blowing across here, deep drifts in places.

The Cairnwell. The wind blowing across here, deep drifts in places.East aspects have the deepest snow.

Ski hut around 750 metres, back in the snow again.

Ski hut around 750 metres, back in the snow again.

Yukon decided it is Winter and goes to ground.

Yukon decided it is Winter and goes to ground.

Walkers heading for Glas Maol.

Walkers heading for Glas Maol.

Ptarmigans plumage confirms it really is Spring!

Ptarmigans plumage confirms it really is Spring

Comments on this post

  • Dougie
    6th April 2015 10:52 am

    We were those walkers and are The Walkers, was definitely winter up there

    • scairngormsadmin
      6th April 2015 5:22 pm

      Brilliant! What a great day to be out.

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