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Glencoe // Sunday 8th April 2018
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Looking up from the base

Looking up to Main Basin from the plateau

Still no sign of the fences on the Plateau Poma

Main Basin during a snow shower

The haggis trap is fillled flat

Happy Valley was one of the better runs today

Let's get the pot o' gold at the bottom of Coire Pollach

Corduroy on Mugs Alley

Skier in Thrombosis Gully

Jump on the ski cross course above Mugs Alley

Looking over the triangle made by the runs on the Plateau

Looking back up the flypaper

Lots of fun lines to be had on the wall

Views out to the Plateau and the moor

The Low Road and Rankins Return are in great shape

 
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Report
:: Snow Cover
Excellent Cover
:: Surface Conditions (out of 5)
4
:: Weather Conditions
Sunny with a bit of cloud at times with a light to moderate breeze giving a little chill at times. At mid mountain there was very light drizzle at times turning to snow about 2 thirds of the up the Main Basin. Temp at the summit was only about +1 or +2 whereas at the base it might have peaked at around +10 ish.
:: Snow Conditions & Info
Great cover on all runs with nice soft spring snow giving good routes all around the mountain. The snow is a lot less sticky than yesterday but it is still a little bit sticky on some runs although by the end of the day it had morphed into nice spring snow. All lifts were running except from Rannoch Button although it probably needed to at times. All the runs are in great shape for April including the Plateau runs which at the moment are showing no sign of thin areas yet. It is probably safe to say that the snow will last until the end of the Easter holidays so there isn't that much of a rush to get up there but get up whilst it is still great.
:: Riders
skicadets
Report Edited 2 times. Last edited by Skicadets: 2018-04-08 20:02:30

This report was posted by Skicadets at 18.56hrs on Sun 8th Apr 18