Staying Dry & Settled

28th 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.
Another dry day with light, occasionally moderate winds. Some sunshine during the middle of the day before the cloud built up again. Monday has been forecast to be sunny throughout but with a temperature inversion so there may be some low level cloud needing to be burnt off during the morning. Temperatures are due to drop below freezing on the summits overnight, therefore the surface layers of the snow will firm back up again. Care required when crossing icy patches…

Coire Fionn, Glas Maol (1068m) North aspect.


Cairn of Claise (1064m) – West aspect.


Carn an Tuirc (1019m) from Carn Aosda.


Lots of green in the foreground! Beinn a’Bhuird and Ben Avon in the background.

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