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Glencoe // Sunday 17th March 2019
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Final run from the top via the Spring Run.

Can ski Weasel Gully to around 1500ft, 5-7min hoof back to carpark and plenty were doing it.

Old Mugs Alley in perfect shape for those progressing onto longer green runs from the Coire Pollach Tow.

Eh where did the nice visibility go? A few light snow showers came through.

Looking up the Coire Pollach Tow.

RedBull and Ski 'n' BoardRoom Jam session by the Plateau Cafe.

Sledge park was popular with the nicer weather today, Monday looks good for taking wee ones up for sledging.

Spring Run was catching windblown fresh through the day, great run out onto Rankins Return and lots of various lines across the Plateau possible.

Taking in the view to the SE (that can't be seen from below the crest) at the top of the Spring Run.

Plenty of folk heading to the Spring Run in the afternoon.

Rankins Return in great shape. When the Triple Chair opens not will it only open up fantastic progression terrain, it could well change how people ski the mountain.

Way out East on the Plateau well beyond Rankins Return looking to the East Ridge, Flypaper Bowl and Spring Run.

Canyon and the Wall from the Access Return - Canyon was loading up with fresh windblown powder all day.

A number of boxes and rails in the small terrain park by the Glencoe Ski Club Hut on the Plateau Cafe fork of Old Mugs Alley.

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Apart from a few light snow showers it was a day of drastically better visibility than Saturday with plenty of decent Sunny spells.

What ended Saturday as level snow was anything but by Sunday morning as the NW winds freshened earlier and stronger overnight than was expected with lots of snow moving around the mountain. This meant some exposed slopes lost snow, while other areas gained considerably and the Spring Run and Canyon continued to get topped with windblown fresh all day Sunday.

Meall a' Bhuiridh is in the best shape of this season and another fine day is forecast for Monday. So if you can get up as the forecast is poor through mid-week with milder temperatures, stronger winds and a risk of it clagging in on hills near the West Coast.

The whole triangle of Plateau runs served by the Plateau Poma and Coire Pollach Tow will be groomed for Monday morning. There's also plenty of un-groomed lines further out on the Plateau.

Good cover on the runs back to the Top of the Access Chair and this extends a fair bit below the top of the Access. If you don't want to download, then don't be lured in by the Red Access Run , cut off and head along the Weasel Track and take Weasel Gully - it was about a 5-7 min walk back to the Carpark but it was worth it on Sunday.
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