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The Scottish Avalanche Information Service Latest Forecast is invaluable - and potentially life-saving. There is also quite often some good information about route conditions hidden away in there too. Unless you know the area like the back of your hand, it is generally considered foolish to set out on a climbing trip if the avalanche warning is 4 (Considerable) or above, and to take great care if it is. However, these are only forecasts, and, as always, it is up to the individual climber to assess the situation and make their own predictions.
In addition, the SAIS posts blogs written by its staff that give a little more detail and photographs:
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