Temperature during February across the high ground of central and northern Scotland were in stark contrast to the extremely mild conditions of last year when temperatures on the 14th reached 14.5°C. This year 24 hour mean temperatures on Cairngorm have remained below zero since the last week in...
Last night was not a night for any wild camping in Scotland although the sunrise from the Grampians must have been quite spectacular.
We will never know if the wind didn’t veer more sharply into the northwest on the passage of that cold front, and allow the wind to funnel directly up Coire Cas and produce that record gust seen at the Ptarmigan station.
Conditions must be truly horrendous up there at the moment as the temperature is currently -2.6°C in snow and blowing snow.
When does a hill become a mountain?
Can these observation from Cairnwell be believed?
A day of very low dew points on the mountain tops.