• Glencoe

    Observations in Glencoe and Glen Etive.

  • Lochaber

    Observations on Ben Nevis and Aonach Mor.

  • Creag Meagaidh

    Observations on Creag Meagaidh and some surrounding hills.

  • Northern Cairngorms

    Observations in Northern Corries and Loch Avon Basin.

  • Southern Cairngorms

    Observations on Lochnagar, in Glenshee, and some coverage of the Southern Cairngorms

  • Torridon

    Observations in Torridon.

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Avalanche Information for the Scottish Mountains

Avalanche hazard considerations should always be part of any winter hill goers daily plans and we would recommend that climbers, walkers and off-piste skiers currently venturing into the hills, continue to note snow and weather conditions in respect of any potential avalanche hazard. Be prepared to modify your plans accordingly.

General Information

We publish the daily forecasts of the avalanche, snow, and mountain conditions at the 5 most popular areas of Scotland during the season.

You can find out more about Avalanches or, about Forecasts or, about the SAIS by clicking on the relevant index link on the left of this page.

We keep an archive of all forecasts since 1993 which is browse-able and download-able.

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