Both side of the Ben

30th January 2021

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With the strong Easterly winds, it’s the Westerly aspects that are getting most of the new windslab accumulations as picked out in the sunlight here.

The west side of Ben Nevis courtesy of SAIS Glencoe

Comments on this post

  • John Cooke
    30th January 2021 7:08 pm

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    Wow! Wota view. And wot snow cover too. Looks more Alaskan than Highland… And I’m stuck in Leeds. Fingers crossed for March/April (May?).
    Meanwhile, thanks for the reports, info., great pics n even the torment. ⛷Enjoy the conditions n solitude but take care, JC.

  • Danny
    1st February 2021 12:55 pm

    The ‘west’ side?

  • Alan Kimber
    2nd February 2021 4:38 pm

    If that’s the west side of Ben Nevis, I’m a Dutchman’s Uncle!! Photo taken from the south east. Just a reminder, the west side is the Red Burn area:) Should have gone to Specsavers.

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