Monday, March 03, 2014

                                          Blue skies, deep snow and Avalanches
Buachaille Etive Mor and Coire na Tulaich (note the large cornices at the head of the coire).

A 3metre wall of snow dug by a snow groomer.

Deep, Deep snow the pylons are two thirds buried

The calm Southerly aspect of Meall a Bhuiridh from 1100 metres

Avalanche debris note the block size, the slab avalanche released on a layer of buried graupel/hail.

The fracture line propagated instantly for 400 metres around the top of the slope, this happen @ 970 metres on an Easterly aspect.