15th February 2021

Covid -19
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It’s all change now with the thaw conditions in full flow, clag and drizzle on the hill today. We are forecasted some rain overnight with a touch of summit snow as the freezing level drops tomorrow. It’s likely to keep thawing at low levels this week.

The avalanche debris across the main Braemar-Glenshee road was cleared this morning. Quite a few tons to move so a big digger was sent to clear it. The road is still closed, very much still single track with deep water in places.

The debris canyon.


The avalanche was on a Westerly aspect and started above the rocks top right.



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