/ Curved ridge
I was just wondering if anyone knew of the snow/ice conditions on curved ridge in Glencoe. Is it too early for axe(s) and crampons? Anyways just looking to get out sometime next week, any advice greatly appreciated!
I'm thinking no: http://kingy.viewnetcam.com/CgiStart?page=Single&Resolution=320x240&Quality=Clarity&RPer...
Not a lot of white stuff in Glen Coe: http://www.snow-forecast.com/resorts/Glencoe/webcams/latest
a snorkel and flippers would have been more use than axe and crampons here on Arran today. Yes its further south but was mild and wet. snow is forecast for later part of the week though but....
No snow at all on the Buachaille today. Lots of rain though!
Guided Curved Ridge yesterday. A light covering of wet snow from the crux section upwards but no need for axe and crampons. However if it has frozen overnight this may change!
More snow last night. Defo full winter nick now!
Last weekend Curvd Ridge was completely clear ... Any snow which fell was melting very quickly & just making the route wet.
It's now plastered, but a thaw coming on Tuesday/Wednesday could strip it
Did the ridge circuit of Coire Gaothach on Ben Lui on Sat, deep fresh snow all the way. Fingers x'd snovember's the start of a long hard winter!
> It's now plastered, but a thaw coming on Tuesday/Wednesday could strip it
No point being made - just providing a relatively recent historic fact about the topic.
Of course we should never let information get in the way of a good argument here should we?
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