/ Beinn Udlaidh and Beinn an Dothaidh conditions
I was wondering if anyone's been up to Beinn Udlaidh and/or Beinn an Dothaidh this week. Have any routes started forming yet? Any idea of conditions?
I was thinking about going either Saturday or Sunday. It's been below freezing for a good 7-10 days, so I would think Udlaidh should hold some ice... Is there much snow around Bridge of Orchy at road level?
I assume you are principly interested in ice conditions?
Dothaidh has been in great mixed condition for the last few days, but is holding quite a lot of snow.
Either ice or mixed would be fine - just depends on the options available
Options may diminish tomorrow with the thaw. Suspect that the buttresses will lose their rime, but hopefully plenty of snow on ledges will survive and ultimately consolidate. Turf - might actually benefit from more of it getting exposed and refrozen, but you won't know till Sunday. Very little ice formation, routes like Taxus and Cirrus probably not viable.
Best to be flexible. It's not a journey, every journey comes to an end but we go on. The world turns and we turn with it. I warn you, plans disappear on Beinn an Dothaidh and dreams take over.
But wherever you go, there it is. Your luck, your fate, your fortune. Menage a Trois - inevitable.
That sounds like the voicover to a perfume advert. Priceless!
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