An experts view on the tragic Avalanche in the Cairngorms –

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The Depth Of snow the day after the avalanche in 2013 The Depth Of snow the day after the avalanche in 2013

Yesterday I wrote can we learn from past accidents the photo above is the tragic Avalanche in the Cairngorms that took 3 young lives in 2013. This was a black period in Scottish Avalanches with 8 people losing  there lives in Avalanches that winter. I went in the day after to have a look at the  Cairngorm Avalanche and the scale of it was horrendous. I did not do this with a morbid fascination but as I knew two of the people killed I wanted to see how this could have happened in such a so well known area? I wrote about this in my Blog in 2013 and it was a real tragedy that many will never get over. I was expecting an enquiry about the accident and I have been sent this article by a well known…

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