1st January 2017
(Above) Coire Dubh this morning. Overcast but with bright intervals during cloud breaks. Little or no precip overnight.
(Above) Coire nan Gall. Snow cover now much reduced after the sustained thaw. Much colder today with a blustery Northerly wind.
(Above) An Cearcallach – one of the sentinel peaks guarding the entrance to the Moy Corrie – still with a reasonable cover of crusty old snow on its (east-facing) lee side. The old snowpack has a crust which varies in thickness with altitude. The hill looks quite white but there was precious little new snow this morning.
(Above) 750m in Coire Choille-rais. Not very white at all. Hills to the south west looked pretty stripped of snow.
Some snow showers kicked in during the afternoon when leaving the hill:-
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