A warm spring day

19th March 2021

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A warm day, with the freezing level well above the summits. The snowpack has softened and is thawing at all elevations, water was oberserved dripping from the remaining cornices at 1200m metres.

Main accumulations remain on North to East and South-East aspects above 950m.

Ben Nevis and Carn Mor Dearg

Carn Mor Dearg

Cracks in the steep corniced edge.

East face of Aonach Mor, large cornice remaining.

Debris in Coire an Lochan

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