13th March 2017

After a few warm days the freezing level dropped to around 1000 metres overnight and this morning causing a frozen surface crust to the wet snowpack.

Carn Mor Dearg drom Aonach Mor.

Reducing snow cover on North side of Aonach Mor.

Evidence of cornice collapse below the crags in Coire an Lochan, Aonach Mor.

Fragile cornices remaining mainly on North to East aspects.

Nevis Range Ski Patrol preparing explosives for blasting cornices in Coire Dubh.

Comments on this post

  • That guy from the internet
    13th March 2017 4:36 pm

    Clears gully exits & the top of scarp slopes of cornices, unstable snow and climbers. Job jobbed.
    Proper big boys’ toy. Excellent!

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