/ Arrochar Alps Conditions
Also any ice in condition?
Was on the Cobbler on Saturday. Plenty of snow, but all very wet, and crags were black to the summits. Not aware of a decent freeze since then (although I have been in London yesterday and today) so would suggest looking somewhere further north and higher for some sport.
I think there's been a decent enough freeze actually, the low hills around the Clyde are white today.
Was on the Cobbler on Saturday also, done Chockstone gully pretty soft most of the way then went up great gully pretty good neve higher up ,snow down to about 150m down here in Port Glasgow temp -2 at moment so could be ok for Arrochar tomorrow
Thanks for the info team, I think we'll head there due to the horrendous avi risk up north.
0 C and snowing on the eastern outskirts of glasgow so i'd say a freeze up there was almost a given
anyone been up the cobbler recently? anything in condition, anyone got any photos?
It's too warm for Cobbler, crag won't be frozen!!!!!!
I was on it last Tuesday early morning,tons of snow to the Narnain Boulders
Ascent was very hard work sinking into every step was 5 degrees in the car park at 7am, noone else bothered to hit the hill a few turned back at boulders was a 0viz day I went to look at great gully decided to slog up to the summit and boy was it a slog in soft wet snow with no viz, descended the col And did great gully, was a swim midstep surprisingly had a little ice
Otherwise wasn't in decent nic,the descent back down was harder than the ascent sinking to my baws and falling over more than I can ever remember
Had a cracking day took my jetboil for a coffee at the Dam talking to 3 old dears when the sun came out and the clag lifted Typical!
Hi, just wondering if anyone has been up to the cobbler for a walk over the last couple of days. Looks a bit colder tomorrow and I wondered what the cover was like for climbing?
Took a punt on the Cobbler today. There's plenty of snow alright, but the freezing level went above the summit as we arrived and things got pretty drippy. Buried turf is unfrozen too.
Just back from The Cobbler. Gave a good day out. Loads of people on the hill but ground remains unfrozen beneath the snow which is in pretty awful nick. Lots of falling over in deep soft stuff. Ice? What ice?
Even in primo nick, won't find much ice on Cobbler, not that kind o' crag! Is thre much fresh snow then?
No but there were a couple of light showers this afternoon. Crags pretty well hidden by cloud. As I said ground is not frozen so any thaw will just strip away snow at this level.
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