Warm, windy and cloudy but mainly dry

12th March 2016

It was cloudy above around 600 metres for most of the day. The snowpack stability is improving in the warm temperatures.

Not much snow below the clouds on a South facing ridge.

Not much snow below the clouds on a South facing ridge.

Slightly more on a North aspect.

Slightly more on a North aspect.

East aspects currently have the most snow.

East aspects currently have the most snow.

Carn Liath plateau looking bare at 960 metres.

Carn Liath plateau looking bare at 960 metres.

A group ascending  Sron Coire a' Chriochairean.

A group ascending Sron Coire a’ Chriochairean.

The previous 2 pictures were taken close by and at the same altitude, the first showing an almost bare flat area and the second a North-East aspect with plenty snow.

Some snow holes surviving the thaw well, outside...

Some snow holes surviving the thaw well, outside…

...and inside.

…and inside.

A brief glimpse of the Lochan in Coire Ardair.

A brief glimpse of the Lochan in Coire Ardair.

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