A bright and dry day.

22nd February 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 in Local Authority areas within Scotland and respect local communities by referring to Scottish Government guidance and safe route choices for exercise. For further guidance please refer to the following information for hillwalkers and climbers and snowsports on ski and board.
This blog is intended to provide hazard and mountain condition information to help plan safer mountain trips.
A bright and dry day…at last! The patchy snowpack is soft but getting firmer up higher.  Better cover around the tops.

A mountain hare (bottom right) in front of a small cornice collapse. There were a number of avalanches at the end of last week due to very heavy rain.

 

A view past the ariels on Morrone to Beinn ‘a Buird. Still reasonable cover above 950 metres.

 

The main Cairngorms. Ben MacDui with the crags of Sputan Dearg.

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