Barely a ‘Skiff”

9th April 2022

A cool Northerly breeze for much of the time , in the main it was a bright and dry day in the Drumochter hills. Conditions underfoot are becoming hard and crusty; run outs are not good in the event of any slips

(Above) Drumochter ‘West”  From left  An Torc or Boar of Badenoch  (739m) . Sgairneach Mhor (991m) and the long ‘whale back ‘ ridge of A Mharconaich (975m)  on the right.

(Above) Gael Charn (917m) with view down towards Coire Fhar (off the shoulder) . Snow cover is now very sparse below 900 metres. Last night’s precipitation manifesting as ‘barely a skiff ‘

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