Avalanche alert after ‘massive’ snowfalls

By Laura Paterson

Published: 08/02/2014

CLIMBERS, hillwalkers and skiers were put on avalanche alert last night after massive snowfalls on Scotland’s mountains.

Cover on the north peaks was described as being at “unprecedented” levels – creating the potential for huge slides

Both the Mountaineering Council of Scotland (MCofS) and the Scottish Avalanche Information Service (SAIS) issued warnings to anyone planning to take advantage of the spectacular conditions.

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