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NEWS: Remarkable Avalanche Debris Unearthed in NW Highlands

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 UKH News 28 Sep 2015
dirty glacier montage, 4 kbA bizarre discovery has been made on Sgurr na Lapaich - evidence of a huge summer avalanche of snow, mud and rock. The result bears a striking resemblance to a debris-strewn dirty glacier.

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 Fidget 29 Sep 2015
In reply to UKH News:

That reminds me of this mucky corrie on the east side of Tom a' Choinnich just the other side of the loch, less than 8km away as the crow flies, taken last July https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10152506944030498&l=0750e6dfe4

Also, if it's of interest to the author, this photo https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10152506933845498&l=dc45cd7ff4 shows the snow patch (top left) where the rockfall is shown in the second photo on the article, taken last year also in July on the same trip. I've zoomed in and compared features and it's definitely the same corrie.
 lucozade 30 Sep 2015
In reply to UKH News:

Fascinating stuff, great photos. And thanks to Fidget too.

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