/ Glen Coe ice?

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NottsRich on 13 Jan 2017
Has anyone driven through Glen Coe today and spied any ice up in the hills? Or do you think it's powder covered dry rock at the moment? What about Bridge of Orchy area?

Cheers,
Richard
Dave Kerr - on 13 Jan 2017
In reply to NottsRich:
Calm down. It's only been cold for a few days. ;)
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Kevin Woods - on 13 Jan 2017
In reply to NottsRich:
Ice was building up today in Glen Coe, but it's far from mature. Bridge of Orchy (at my guess) won't be in. For tomorrow, going high and going on the buttresses would be the way - the Stob Coire nan Lochan buttresses were looking gently hoared all over, a nice sight. Turf felt frozen, and terrain solid at 1000m. The gullies are full of soft snow/windslab/graupel and not very pleasant. Lower down, at 7-800m the turf wasn't frozen - all a bit gooey.
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Heike - on 15 Jan 2017
In reply to NottsRich:

Hi,
It was really well frozen high up on Bidean today with some rock hard neve and turf. There was quite a lot of ice building on the lower buttresses as well although they could do with more of course. However, when descending after dark it started to warm up and rain, so it won't be like this tomorrow. Today, conditions high up were very good, but I don't think tomorrow will be.

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