More snow high up.

3rd January 2014

It was another wild day, with heavy snow above about 700 metres. I made it up to about 800 metres on Ben Nevis. With loads of fresh snow, and poor visibility, it would not have been particularly safe to go any higher. I met 3 or 4 other teams, all of whom sensibly turned back around the same level. It will be interesting to see what things are like high up when we eventually get some visibility on the tops.

At my high point there was a lot blowing snow which would stick to everything (including me) and slowly melt, as shown by my snow saw after about 5 minutes of being out the rucsac. 
The view from the CIC hut. The vague shape disappearing into the mist on the left is the Douglas Boulder. 
Looking down to the CIC hut. 

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