Category Archives: Avalanche info

A windy December night and more to come.

Last night the wind picked up and the forecast is  for a wild few days. Living near the sea the windows were rattling and they are forecasting a big storm from the effects of Hurricane Caroline. When I am asked … Continue reading

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The big snows and a Compass and the weather effect?

The forecast is for big snowfall today and those who are venturing out on the high tops will be in for an interesting day! Chief Forecaster’s assessment Snow is expected to develop across parts of Scotland early on Thursday. Snow … Continue reading

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November Avalanche Update. New Ap available be careful.

There has been a warning about heavy snow from tomorrow in the mountains and it is worth mentioning if you are heading out onto the hills. The Scottish Avalanche Information Service (SAIS)does not start officially till the 15 December this … Continue reading

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Thanks all for a good night at Dumbarton for the Mountain Aid Talk – tonight talk at Kilmarnock at the Caprington Golf Club.

I left Moray in poor weather yesterday it was sleeting as I was heading for Dumbarton about 200 miles away for a Mountain Talk I am doing for the Charity Mountain Aid. It is a serious of talks for the … Continue reading

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Winter walk November West to East 1977 Day 15 -Luibielt bothy to Stob Coire Easian and Stob Coire Mheadhoin Corrour Youth Hostel – Beinn Na Lap Beinn Eibhinn. Aonach Beag , Geal Charn and Carn Dearg.

The 1977 West to East November the month of wild weather short daylight.  This was the first expedition in to attempt a Traverse of Scotland in November winter. This walk was the based on an idea by the late John … Continue reading

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Get ready for winter live tonight Q & A on Facebook at 1930 organised by Mountaineering Scotland.

Tonight is the live Facebook Q&A sessions at 1930. Mountaineering Scotland  – Join us online for our first ever Facebook Live Q&A, hosted by mountain safety advisor Heather Morning, with a panel of experts from Scotland’s mountaineering community. We’ll be … Continue reading

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Getting ready for winter in the mountains – are you ready? 

Many will know that I am always willing to share a thought about getting ready for the winter in the mountain. Yesterday several pals sent me photos of their day on the hill with a smattering of snow down. I … Continue reading

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