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Avalanche risk 'high after storms'

Posted 9 December 2011
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Avalanche risk 'high after storms'
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The storms that have brought snow and high winds to Scotland have created avalanche risks in the Highlands, an early warning service has revealed.

Walkers heading with their ice axes and crampons into the hills as the winds die down should note the risks in the Lochaber and northern Cairngorms areas, the Scottish Avalanche Information Service has warned.

The service comes into effect fully from December 15th, but these two areas are already providing updates and in the northern Cairngorms it has been noted there is a high risk of both natural and human-triggered avalanches on the south and east side.

Lochaber's situation is much less severe, but in places the danger level is classed as moderate or considerable, with the main risk being that humans will cause incidents.

The snowy weather has, however brought good news for wintersports fans in Scotland and also further south, with the Lake District ski club set to operate its ski tow this weekend.ADNFCR-2803-ID-801234706-ADNFCR