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Daily avalanche forecasts to begin for winter season

The Scottish Avalanche Information Service will begin daily forecasts from tomorrow, Friday 14th December for the 2018-19 winter season.

The SAIS issues separate forecasts for six regions – North and South Cairngorms, Lochaber, Glencoe, Creag Meagaidh and Torridon.

Hillwalkers photographed last winter

All those heading to the winter mountains need to learn about and understand avalanche risk. 90% of avalanche victims trigger their own avalanche. 

The forecasts are available on the SAIS website.

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Walking can be dangerous and is done entirely at your own risk. Information is provided free of charge; it is each walker's responsibility to check it and navigate using a map and compass.