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Snow situation on A’Chailleach and Sgurr Breac

Snow situation on A’Chailleach and Sgurr Breac


Postby balgonie » Thu Apr 22, 2021 2:17 pm

Does anyone have or know of a recent update of the snow conditions at present on these hills?


Thanks
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Re: Snow situation on A’Chailleach and Sgurr Breac

Postby jmarkb » Thu Apr 22, 2021 2:45 pm

Still a fair bit on the Fannaichs at the end of last week: http://torridonblog.sais.gov.uk/2021/04/panoramas/
Will be less by now, and unlikely to cause you many problems on the normal route.
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Re: Snow situation on A’Chailleach and Sgurr Breac

Postby balgonie » Thu Apr 22, 2021 8:48 pm

That’s great thanks jmarkb I’m working near Dingwall for a couple days next week! It be rude not to squeeze those two in has it’s the two I’ve not yet done 👌🏽
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Re: Snow situation on A’Chailleach and Sgurr Breac

Postby jmarkb » Thu Apr 22, 2021 9:38 pm

It a lovely walk - hope you have a great day out!
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Re: Snow situation on A’Chailleach and Sgurr Breac

Postby Broggy1 » Thu Apr 29, 2021 12:05 pm

Don't suppose anybody has an update on snow conditions on these two and the other Fannaichs do they?

Was hoping to do a few of these on Saturday but aware that there is more snow forecast but not sure how this was settling? Obviously the amount of snow (and condition) will have a bearing on just how much we try to do!
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Re: Snow situation on A’Chailleach and Sgurr Breac

Postby jmarkb » Thu Apr 29, 2021 1:27 pm

I would not expect any new snow to amount to much. Freezing level is just about low enough for old patches to get refrozen if not exposed to the sun.
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Re: Snow situation on A’Chailleach and Sgurr Breac

Postby Fiona Reid » Thu Apr 29, 2021 2:42 pm

There's a covering of fresh snow on the Fannichs today down to 700m but it's very superficial. The coverage is varied as it depends where the showers have hit.

On Fionn Bheinn it was melting faster than it was falling today. Really rather cool with steam coming off the grass. There's still old snow on the north facing slopes.
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Re: Snow situation on A’Chailleach and Sgurr Breac

Postby Broggy1 » Fri Apr 30, 2021 11:24 am

Thanks guys
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