Spring Snow

6th May 2016

The snowpack froze overnight under a clear sky but softened during the day to give great skiing on spring snow. Lots of evidence of recent cornice collapse with some of these setting off avalanches. A nice clear day so lots of pictures showing snow cover.

Firm snow this morning on a North aspect.

Firm snow this morning on a North aspect.

Avalanche debris in An Cul Coire probably from a warm period on Wednesday night

Avalanche debris in An Cul Coire probably from a warm period on Wednesday night

Fragile cornices above Coire an Lochan.

Fragile cornices above Coire an Lochan.

Fragile snow bridges.

Fragile snow bridges.

Carn Mor Dearg with Ben Nevis behind.

Carn Mor Dearg with Ben Nevis behind.

Aonach Beag.

Aonach Beag.

Sgurr a' Mhaim, Mamores.

Sgurr a’ Mhaim, Mamores.

Summit Gully and Spikes Gully, Aonach Mor.

Summit Gully and Spikes Gully, Aonach Mor.

Coire Dubh and Braveheart Chair, Aonach Mor.

Coire Dubh and Braveheart Chair, Aonach Mor.

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