Steady thaw

28th February 2021

Covid -19
The Scottish Avalanche Information Service issues information to support permitted activity under current Scottish Government guidance.
Please be aware of current mandatory travel restrictions in Local Authority areas within Scotland and respect local communities by referring to Scottish Government guidance and safe route choices for exercise. For further guidance please refer to the following information for hillwalkers and climbers and snowsports on ski and board.
This blog is intended to provide hazard and mountain condition information to help plan safer mountain trips.
(Above) Looking around the rim of Coire a Chriochairein from the Cairn Liath ‘plateau’. Deeper accumulations now only in places. Many cornices are slumped or collapsed; a few small lines still remain.
(Above) Coire Ardair, Creag Meagaidh. Rock and ice fall an additional hazard below crag faces, during the steady thaw conditions; gully lines and bases littered with old and new debris.

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