Spring Snow

15th February 2019

It was a warm, dry, clear, windy morning. It got cloudier as the day went on.

Despite very warm summit temperatures in the early part of the night the snowpack surface had hardened. It softened during the day especially on aspects in the sun to give surprisingly good skiing conditions.

Several pictures of Ben Nevis included to show conditions on the upper part of the North face.

Coire Dubh, Aonach Mor.

Spring snow and good skiing today in Coire Dubh, Aonach Mor.

A dramatic warming on Aonach Mor summit at 1600 yesterday.

Some cornice gone, but more to go. Easy Gully, Aonach Mor.

Avalanche debris in Coire an Lochan, Aonach Mor.

The Grey Corries

Carn Mor Dearg with Ben Nevis behind.

Ben Nevis summit.

Coire na Ciste, Ben Nevis behind Carn Dearg Meadhonach.

The top of Number 5 Gully, Ben Nevis.

The Castle area, Ben Nevis.

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