Hill Conditions and other Information

Local Weather Data

   Tmp    Wind    Dir
Aberdeen / Dyce12.1°8 mph090
Inverbervie11.2°7 mph090
Aboyne14.3°7 mph090
Cairnwell9.3°6 mph200
Lossiemouth14.0°10 mph090
Kinloss15.5°10 mph060
Dundee / Riverside13.0°9 mph090

Mountain Weather Information Service

Montain Weather Information Service (MWIS) is a Scottish Government funded service. It provides a detailed three day weather forecast split into five areas of Scotland. For the majority of Scottish hillgoers, this is the first port of call when planning a day in the hills.

Avalanche Information for the Scottish Mountains

Another Scottish gorernment funded service. In winter time hardy forecasters walk up hills in six different popular mountainous areas in Scotland to examine the snow conditions, then create an avalanche hazard report. They also produce a very useful daily conditions blog.


Walkhighlands is an exhaustive free website which details thousands of walking routes in Scotland. You can view mapped routes with detailed descriptions on virtually all of the Scottish hills and create your own account to track which peaks you have climbed. It also has frequent articles by a wide range of Scottish authors.

BBC Weather

For a more general weather forecast, the BBC provide regional information and frequent video updates

MET Office Mountain Forecast

The MET office provides weather forecasts for a selection of the main hill and mountain areas of the UK.

Live Webcams

Webcams provide a useful glance at current conditions on hills and roads. Click on the image to go to the website providing the picture. Note these are live and may sometimes be offline (check the dates on the photos), and of course at night they will be in the dark!


The Lecht


Loch Morlich

Faicaill Ridge, Cairngorm Ski

Glencoe Ski

Ben Nevis