/ Snow Level ?
Looks like 800m plus ?
Tarmachan gullies, any holding snow ?
The Northern facing slopes of Tarmachan were fairly loaded last weekend over about 700m, but nothing at all on the rest.
Looking at Ben Lomond can always be deceptive. It is at the whim of the warmth of the loch. Ben Lomond can be clear from the loch side but be loaded on the trossachs at the back.
good cover on Ben More and Stob Binnein - both currently gleaming white in the sun against a blue sky. nice.
Good point: same with Vorlich/Stuc a'Chroin which seem to hold much less snow than hills bit further north. Ben Oss is maybe a better indicator, though.
Sometimes, although last weekend was an exception. I was on the four western Lawers Munros on Sunday and there were dregs from 800m, then semi-cover from maybe 950m and complete cover from just below 1100m. Looking across to the north side of Stuc/Vorlich however there was pretty hefty cover down to 600m-ish. Lawers often seems to get a lot of snow – from both western and eastern weather systems, I guess – so last weekend was a bit odd.
Btw, from this desk I can see the SE side of Vorl/Stuc and there looks to be thin stuff above 800m, not much though and less than this time last week. Nice day here, although chilly in the breeze. Good forecast for tomorrow.
I'm thinkinh that one of the big gullies facing NE/E may have held enough snow, although if it's slushy or not.... Lots on Glencoe Ski mouintain gullies last weekend snowboarding.
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Temperature -4c at top station,-1c at car park level wind North North Easterly 20 -35 mph. Hill Fog at 700m with light snow showers. There will be delays with upper lifts due to overnight drifting.
It has now been snowing heavily for the last 48hrs above 700m. Great powder and offpiste conditions on the Lady. A lovely pisted run on the M1. While the Traverse-105-ZigZag route is also great condition but unpisted. Tomorrow's forecast is slightly better and weather permitting we hope to offer snowsports in the Top Bowls as well as the M1 and funicular with mid station stops.
My wife and her mates did and had a great time, but were rather blase with the sun, and came back fried, silly buggers!
Just off for another sunny, snowy day skiing on Cairngorm ;-)
Can you email dates of your TMB courses ? Friend has been to Nepal, Annapurna, and came back from the Atlas recently too. Told her how Julie M enjoyed your course a few years back.
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