Life above the snow line

Its another world

In Moffat today the weather was good, sunshine, no snow lining the streets and even slightly mild. What lies ahead though to get to Lochan Burn is becoming unusually normal....

An hour spent clearing drifts as we cross the snow line on Cock law...

A last look back to Moffat and the green landscape surrounding it.

 Looking forward and down into Lochanburn, the bothy some 430ft below.

We got there in the end to find that the flake gate to the compartment gateway was blocked by 3ft snow drifts, the surrounding valley floor covered in about a foot of snow that has been blown of Hartfell. (The Quad had to recovered from a drift on top of the marsh that has to be crossed to get to the gate, the Argo stuck on the hillside above).

We got to work today but had to turn back, somebody forgot to bring the Coffee!

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 11/02 at 11:04 PM

Cold work?

Damned cold work.
Who Are You?

Argo, and the Noughts, we came here to plant some some trees.

Who said you could use my men?

They were sitting on their backsides freezing in the Argo

Rather you ask old boy.

I had heard their officer was out skiing.

Ahh Yaa

Still a man should look warm in front of his men, I will send a man to dig you out.


Dont bother

No Bother old man - I wasn’t bothering to dig you out my self.

Do carry on with your snowball fights.

Jim

 

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)  on  13/02  at  10:32 PM

HOPE THIS NOT UPSETTING ANY ONE

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)  on  13/02  at  10:50 PM
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