Stability? “The answer my friend is blowing in the wind……..”

9th March 2019

(Above)  A promising looking vista  to start the day  – The East end of the Meagaidh range from afar. Coire a Beinn (R) Coire Dubh (Cnt) and the snowy crags of Coire nan Gall – just about visible (L). All snowed up from overnight snow showers.

(Above) Coire nan Gall –  The crags under a mantle of fresh

 

(Above) Regular snow showers combined with the blowing wind building fresh slab above 850m all day. Mostly on Easterly aspects.

(Above) More of the same – there was lots of graupel mixed in with the new snow today – never a great thing to see for stability in a snowpack

 

 

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