Breakable crust

22nd February 2021

Covid -19
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This blog is intended to provide hazard and mountain condition information to help plan safer mountain trips.
(Above) Core Ardair from the Carn Liath ‘plateau’ ; snow cover  almost gone from this side of the range, although deep drifts still in  sheltered locations.
(Above) A breakable crust is widespread; here at today’s pit site on a steep Northerly aspect at 920m

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