wet, Wet, WET!

20th 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.
A very wet and mild day with a thawing snowpack and swollen rivers. Fortunately it is due to get a little colder overnight with the freezing level lowering to 900 metres for a five hour period. It will then creep back up to 1100m later in the day.

The River Dee taking up more space than normal – swollen with rainfall and melt water. A week ago there was full snow cover on these hills …

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