pix from the slopes // the lecht
The Lecht // Wednesday 30th January 2019
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Bluebird morning on route to the Lecht.

Wren novice run and Snowy Owl Chairlift.

Shadows lengthening on the Eagle Poma runs late afternoon.

Snowy Owl Chairlift from top of the Grouse Poma.

Top of the Snowy Owl Chairlift, light drifting was fairly constant from the SE at the top of the hill.

Looking back from the Grouse Poma.

Base Station and Buzzard Return beyond.

Good riding on the Eagle Runs.

Eagle Run and Poma, at the cut back to the Cafe.

Going up the Eagle Poma.

Looking over the nursery slopes.

Outside the Cafe .

Snowy Owl Chair opened early afternoon.

Laying out some turns on the Snowy Owl run.

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A beautiful day at the Lecht on Wednesday under bluebird skies, though a chilly one with a moderate SW wind on the top which was slowly drifting some more snow into the snowsports area. Well worth getting up if you can.

All though it was fairly busy for a January Wednesday the surface conditions are holding up nicely in the cold temperatures giving great riding even though there is not a huge depth. Thats why the Lecht is the pick just now it doesn't need that much to come good and given the start to the season grab the opportunity of some settled fine weather in the next few days!

The runs served by the Grouse and Eagle Pomas, plus Snowy Owl Chairlift are all groomed fence to fence with a full width of machine packed fresh snow giving great surfaces for regaining these ski legs for what is now hopefully the season proper finally getting underway.

The Grouse, Osprey and Eagle Pomas, plus Snowy Owl Chair on the main slopes and the Magic Carpets and Kestral Poma for learners.

Forecast is set fair with Sunshine and light winds and staying cold to keep the snow fresh on Thursday and Friday, chance of fresher winds and some snow showers Saturday.
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