The 3 C’s!

20th January 2018

Nope, not a band but describes todays weather Clear, Calm and cold……always a winner!

Unfortunately we haven’t had the same amounts of snowfall that the West has had, but still looking good, due some more tomorrow followed by a brief (hopefully) thaw.

View over to Cairn Toul.

 

Beinn a Bhuird. Cover much better on the higher hills.

 

The West Ridge of Lochnagar. Todays route.

 

Looking up the ridge, not a huge amount of snow. Much icier on the right hand side where the wind had been blowing from.

 

Eagle Ridge/Parallel Buttress. I could hear some climbers today but never actually saw them.

 

Raeburns Gully. Perhaps a little lean. Cornices slowly building.

 

Plateau had a lot of breakable crust around.

 

Walkers above The Black Spout (the dark area on left). It was around -7 here. Glad it wasn’t windy!

 

Lochnagar Summit.

 

 

Comments on this post

Got something to say? Leave a comment

    Latest SAIS Avalanche Reports
    Archives
    Categories
    RSS Feed
    Keep up to date by subscribing to our RSS feed
Service funded by sportscotland
Forecast data supplied by the Met Office
SAIS Sponsors