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Having studied the SAIS forecast, we opted very emphatically for a ridge  © Dan Bailey

Part 3 - How to Use the SAIS Website

Whether you're heading to the Scottish winter hills to walk, ski or climb, the SAIS website is an essential resource. In part 3 of our series instructor Will Nicholls of Plas y Brenin guides us through the many useful features of the site.


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part 2 montage  © Matt Stygall

Understanding Winter Weather With Plas Y Brenin Part 2 – What to Look For in the Weather Forecast

Mountain weather forecasts convey a lot of information, but it's only of value if you know what to make of it all. In part 2, Will examines the key bits of info you should focus on.

With an eye to the forecasts, we've been able to get out in dreamlike conditions on the Aonach Eagach  © Matt Stygall
With an eye to the forecasts, we've been able to get out in dreamlike conditions on the Aonach Eagach  © Matt Stygall

Understanding Winter Weather With Plas Y Brenin Part 1 - How Forecasts Work Together

For safe days in the winter mountains, your two biggest concerns are weather and snow conditions. From interpreting the forecasts, to observations out on the hill, this five-part series from instructor Will Nicholls of Plas y Brenin covers all...


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