Good cover above 600 metres

17th January 2021

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(Above) Coire Ardair under a reasonable cover of snow. An overcast day for much of the time, with some brighter periods around mid-day. There are now icy patches on the track at lower elevations after recent temperature fluctuations, along with the compacted sections from foot traffic. Better travel above 500m
(Above) Size 1 Loose snow historic event (estimate 24 hrs previous)  – rain on snow. Cairn Liath; initiated at convexity mid point in West Balloon gully with debris running out and spanning base of Y’s of West and East.

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