A great day in Lochaber!

20th January 2018

It was a fantastic day in Lochaber today, especially after the cloud lifted late morning. There is loads of deep fresh snow at all aspects. Some extensive accumulations of soft unstable snow, especially on the steep aspects. The freezing level is due to rise tomorrow so that should make the snowpack increasingly unstable and will lead to a period of natural avalanche activity.

Although tomorrow might not be that pleasant, it will help to consolidate the snowpack quite a bit before the return to more winter conditions on Monday and through next week

The slow commute to work this morning. Just west of Glenfinnan with Ben Nevis in the background

Obvious evidence of recent wind direction and drifting

Cornices over the crags on Aonach Mor

Crownwall on the South side of Coire an Lochain

Grey Corries

Lots of snow!

Looking North from Aonach Mor

Skiing under the gondola, back to the carpark at Nevis Range

Comments on this post

  • Paul
    20th January 2018 6:31 pm

    Great pictures, almost like you’ve got a new camera! Looking forward to more brill shots!

    • lochaberadmin
      20th January 2018 6:37 pm

      Just occasionally carry my good camera!

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