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Saturday, 22 March 2008

Wintry but busy in the corries

Poor visibilty in the morning improving in the afternoon. Coire an t-Sneachda was very busy and despite the deep snowin places many of the easy gullies such as the Trident area and Aladdin's Couloir were full of climbers! The rocks are well rimed and icy in places. We had great fun digging shelters and doing avalanche tests on an east facing slope -masses of graupel about a metre down!! After lunch in our cosy snowholes we headed up onto the plateau for more crampon and navigation practise...

See also http://www.marmotte.co.uk/blog/diary !

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