Another fine day…

6th March 2020

There was a little bit more cloud around today but any day where I can leave the waterproof on the hanger, pack a soft shell but wear a windproof is fine by me. I could even toss my gloves on the ground and they stayed there – There’s not been many days like that this winter…and the bonus is the snow cover which is great. Pretty much everyone I saw at plateau level was travelling on ski today – a great way to get around the hills at the moment.

Unfortunately the weather for tomorrow isn’t pleasant with the freezing level rising rapidly during the morning, going above all summits. Luckily the forecasted rain amounts are significantly less than what the West is set to receive but the wind is due to become quite strong during the day. We are expecting the rapidly rising freezing level to have a destabilising affect in some locations especially where cornices are present. Not a day to be hanging around in runout zones under steeper terrain – and definitely not a day to be heading into the start zones. Freezing levels dropping again on Sunday so hopefully everything will start to settle down.

Blue sky and snow = great day out. 

Glenshee Ski area working hard to get more piste open. Glas Maol being worked on today.

Good cover for ski touring. Looking North from Glas Maol.

Some large and unusual wind features around at the moment.

Crazy ice sculptures at White Brae

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