Tuesday, September 26, 2017
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Current Snow Conditions

Just thought I'd post some photos from last week to show the current snow conditions in the Picos de Europa. Snow was late arriving this year.

It was still snowing for our group's first couple of days. (Clicking on the photos will blow them up to a large size).

Snowing in the woods near the bottom of the cable car at Fuente De

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What a difference sun and blue skies make!

Snow in the Picos de Europa, Feb.2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A couple of photos taken on the summit of Pico Padiorna in the central massif of the Picos.........

On the summit of Pico Padiorna

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lorraine and Steve in the central massif

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

.........and one of Lorraine and Steve posing in the snow with El Urriello, Naranjo de Bulnes, in the background.

Ski touring in the central massif of the Picos de Europa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One of Mike Stuart, their guide.......

Mike in a snowy central massif

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

.....and finally a great view of the Cantabrian mountains with snow and crampons.

View from the Picos de Europa with crampons

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

With thanks to Lorraine, Gary and Steve for the photos.

Check our dates for winter ski touring holidays, and snowshoeing. We still have places available!

 

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