A Wintery Lochnagar.

8th March 2024

A very cold day, particularly in the strong winds. There was a fair bit of drifting snow higher up with older wind exposed snow firm. Felt like a bit more than forecast. There was not much to see in the morning but it cleared slightly early afternoon.


Snowy tracks above 700 metres, icy in places as well. Noticed a couple sets of recent ski tracks, very keen! 


What I could see today of the main Corrie. Much of this is becoming very firm and icy. Around -3 degrees at 1000 metres.


The South Sector.


Search and Rescue Dog Rogue confirming it’s still full Winter conditions on the hills.

Comments on this post

  • DIarmid Macalister Hall
    8th March 2024 7:56 pm

    Love the photo of the handsome hound!

  • Daniel Gooch
    8th March 2024 10:18 pm

    Skiing only really started after the bouldery slope up to Cac Carn Mor. Across to the summit was fine, and the descent S then SE to the Glas Allt was respectable. Agreed though, only for the very keen.

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