/ West facing gullies in the Highlands tomorrow?

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mijrob - on 31 Jan 2013
Had a thought - the wind is still blowing South-Westerly today but it seems to be snowing fairly hard up on the tops. Is it worth taking a look at any West facing gullies in Lochaber tomorrow? I'm thinking they might be not getting the fresh snow accumulating in them due to the wind direction, and the snow might have started to consolidate?
JohnnyW - on 31 Jan 2013
In reply to mijrob:

As good a theory as any, but bear in mind it's veering to the NE as the day progresses I believe, (or was when I last looked!)
Moonstone Hippy - on 31 Jan 2013
In reply to mijrob: Been skiing on Aonach Mor this morning & the existing snow is good hard & icy even on the summit plateau. The wind is blowing very strongly & lots of snow is being put down in any slight shelter. Have "fun" if you go for the gullies, recommend the summit ribs, much fun to be had!
Jamie B - on 31 Jan 2013
In reply to mijrob:

Lots of fresh snow coming down (and getting blown around) up the Ben today. The wind was coming from the North as we walked out. Also worth noting is a substantial amount of graupel in the snowpack.

I wouldn't go near a gully for a day or two, whatever the aspect.

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