Thursday, March 29, 2012

Dry and Cool on the Tops

Good dry conditions underfoot but misty and generally poor visibility on the tops with a brisk wind. Slivers of snow remain but these are largely avoidable, sometimes they bar descent and the snow can be pretty firm, here an ice axe and crampons would be gratefully used !

From the lochans in sneachda

A male Ptarmigan on the Cairngorm Plateau

Looking toward Carn Etchachan from Coire Domhain

Lokking into Coire Lochain from the Plateau