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Glencoe // Tuesday 29th April 2014
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All the information you need in a prominent place for all to see at the lifts load station. Cairngorm have gone for TV screens that people can not see where needed and limited to only open or closed with no explanation. May be a lesson to learn.

Entrance to the Canyon.

Looking up the canyon, an excellent ski down through the spring snow.

Happy valley leading to some very enjoyable bumps, progressively getting larger as you gow down.

Bottom of happy valley

Looking up the summit T-Bar and the main basin. Great spring snow.

A reasonable walk over to the spring run and flypaper

Looking down the lefts side of the canyon to the plateau beyond.

Spring run is excellent, wide and fast spring snow.

Bottom of the Spring Run?

The main basin in the morning cloud.

Heading into Rannoch Glades, a bit thin with rock hopping but easy. The run is great.

Looking down the wide main basin

Top sation

Over all view of the mountain, plenty of choice.

Top of Cliff Hanger and load area of summit.

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:: Snow Cover
Mostly Skiable - Some Areas Thin/Narrow
:: Surface Conditions (out of 5)
:: Weather Conditions
Low cloud and light rain giving poor visibility down to carpark level at 10: 00 then at lunchtime the cloud broke to give an excellent day, blue sky, sunshine and no wind.
:: Snow Conditions & Info
The snow from the cliff hanger up was good fast spring snow. Most of mid mountain up is skiable, Flypaper has massive crevasses and not recommended.
You have to carry your skis on the chair as the snow at the unload has gone but only a short walk to the white stuff.
:: Riders
Graeme + Les + Tim
This report was posted by WindyMiller at 12.04hrs on Wed 30th Apr 14

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