touring & backcountry
CairnGorm Mountain // Tuesday 22nd April 2008
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Great Moss from Cairn Toul

Lairig Ghru and distant Cairngorm from Angels Peak

Garbh Coire

View west from Cairngorm

Loch Etchachan

CairnGorm and Ben Mheadhoin

Yellow Moss and Beinn a Bhuird

MacDui from Corrour

Derry Lodge

Braeriach

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Report
:: Tour Route(s) or Location Skied/Ridden
4000ers from Linn O Dee. Derry Cairngorm - MacDui - Cairngorm - Braeriach - Cairn Toul - Corrour - Linn O Dee
:: Weather Conditions
High cloud with hazy sunshine. Wind increased as day progressed.
:: Snow Conditions and Distrubtion
Snow crisp and fast early morning but soon softened to give great spring conditions. Large sastrugi fields on northern aspects. Snow cover more limited on south facing aspects on southern side of plateau. Great Moss and high plateaux still choked with snow.
:: Skiers/Riders
Ali
This report was posted by Winterhighland Member at 21.07hrs on Tue 22nd Apr 08


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