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CairnGorm Mountain // Saturday 4th February 2006
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Southern Snowfields.

Looking across the Plateau to Macdui.

Coire Cas!

A great day on the tops, pretty horrible below the inversion!

Only thin icy layer around the top of the M1 Poma.

CairnGorm attempts to hide!

Top of the Ptarmigan.

Group under instruction above the Ptarmigan Tow.

The Ptarmigan Traverse.

West Wall Poma doing it's thing.

View down the complete but quite narrow Ciste Fairway.

View up the Ciste Fairway from load point on WW Poma.

Groups on the Ciste Fairway. Spring like snow.

Loch Morlich in the morning!

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A selection of photos from around CairnGorm Mountain on Saturday. Still sizeable snow fields on the southern side of the Mountain, and still some scope for high level touring. The only lift served snowsports remains on the Ciste Fairway, with spring snow, served by the West Wall Poma.

The best area for beginners is around and above the top of the Ptarmigan Tow in the lower part of the Marquis Well Gully where the terrain park is normally situated.

Ptarmigan and Ciste uptracks remain complete, so it would not take much snow to get the Top Basin lifts operational again, and snow is forecast for mid-week.

Thanks to George Paton and Helen Rennie for Saturday's photos. Please send your photos to pix@winterhighland.com .
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