Weather Information

An important part of planning a day out on the hills is
obtaining a detailed weather forecast. Below are a set of links to
various online weather resources. The weather conditions
on the hill are unpredictable and can change rapidly. When preparing
your rucksack you should ensure that you have adequate warm and
waterproof clothing.

Weather Forecasting Services


  • Met Office – The link for the Met Office Mountain Forecast
  • BBC Online – Link to BBC Online’s weather pages
  • The Mountain Weather Service – Detail forecast Funded by Sportscotland
  • Cairngorm Weather centre home page – Pictures and weather data from Cairngorm

    Avalanche Information

    The Scottish Avalanche Information Service– provides avalanche risk
    information for the mountains of Scotland.