A chill in the air…

Snow making is underway today on the Zig Zags that bypass the Gunbarrel in Coire Cas on CairnGorm Mountain. You can make out the plumes of snow on the mid-mountain webcam at the SSC Hut looking towards the Fiacaill. If the snow-gun icon is green on the SSC Hut weather data table on Winterhighland’s mid-mountain webcam page then conditions are likely suitable for the T40 guns.

mid-2014.12.05.11
http://www.winterhighland.info/cams/cairngorm-mountain/

Success of snow making isn’t just about temperature to make snow, it’s about minimising the melt too – which is why the sheltered lower slopes of Coire na Ciste have exciting potential with modern snowmaking to provide fantastic new options for novices and early intermediates on CairnGorm Mountain at a level where conditions will be much more friendly more often than at the top of the mountain.

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