Wind Scouring and loading on Caerketton Hill This time last year I was Avoiding Denis, but Storm Darcy thankfully dumped a load of snow on Edinburgh at the beginning of the week. Cold conditions have allowed some excellent ski touring on power snow up in the Pentlands – and even over the golf courses and lower […]Read more "Darcy Delights and Wind Slab Central"
Travel problems prevented me getting to Glenmore Lodge on Friday, but managed to meet up with David for some ski touring around Glencoe at the weekend. Excellent cover in places. Pockets of wind slab on most aspects made careful route choice important. Clear weather mostly but strong wind at times.Read more "Ski tour"
Photo from David yesterday while skiing from the top of Glen Coe ski area to Creise. Cold, clear calm. Good snow in places and a good tour then return to the base all skiable.Read more "Meall a Bhuiridh and Creise"
Lightning ski tour around Gael Charn. Surprisingly sparse snow cover. That being said, we had the skis on for 95% of the day, even if alot of the descent was on heather! Some good drifts in places allowed some good turns!Read more "Ski Tour"
Bruce emailed me these pictures of him skiing on the bings out in West Lothian. Weather looks superb this weekend for climbing and skiing.Read more "Bing go Skiing"