Lochnagar

26th February 2021

Covid -19
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.
High pressure is building, promising some fine and settled weather over the next few days.

The Stuic (1092m) from the summit of Lochnagar (1155m).

 

Plenty of snow still around Cac Carn Beag (1155m), Lochnagar summit rocks.

 

Good cover remaining on Lochnagar’s Plateau Area

 

Buttresses mostly black, no large cornices remaining.

 

Steep snow at the top of Black Spout, Left Hand Branch.

 

Some solid water ice around on paths and tracks at higher elevations.

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