Posts for January 2010

Back Corries … Improved but still Not Patrolled

Freeze … thaw … and now colder temperatures bringing fresh snow have left the back corrie with mixed conditions today (29 Jan 2010). Wind blown, hard and icy on some aspects and others sliding great on fresh soft snow. Around the whole corrie soft cornices have formed that were readily collapsing with the weight of […]

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Back Corrie Update Mon 18 Jan

The recent freeze, thaw, fresh and wind blown snow deposits have resulted in little change generally in the back. Cover remains limited with lots of rocks mainly below Yellow Belly and Back Track entrances. Chancer’s is complete and remains the best ski within the corrie on soft snow, still with a friendly twisting roll in […]

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Park progress

Work in the park began on Boxing Day as we started pushing snow from the Aonach Mor summit down to the Spectre run. This area in the past has been the location for the very large kickers. It takes weeks of pushing snow to build it up, but it’s getting there. The main terrain park […]

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Back Corrie Update 8 Jan 2010

The Back Corrie has some great sliding though still has limited cover. The Corrie has yet to benefit from prevailing westerly weather, less snow having fallen from the north and east which has provided masses else where. Chancers has the best cover to Braveheart tow, a twisting roll in entrance and consistent sliding. Localised instabilities […]

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