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Yoyo weather..and pink ski!

Last weekend the weather was bouncing around all over the place. On Friday there was fresh snow, great to ski, and the Sierra looked wonderfully wintry once more. Then Friday night and Saturday it rained heavily – once more – … Continue reading

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Daffodils and snow..cold Spring days

A couple of daffodils opened  on the balcony the other day, a sure sign of Spring..and yet the following days saw temperatures below zero (the lowest was -2.4ºC on Thursday last)..and yesterday Saturday, though 0nly rain fell in Cercedilla, it … Continue reading

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Yoyo weather in the Sierra

Days of snow with reasonably cold temps, days of rain with temps way above zero.. within the general regime of successive storms sweeping in from the Atlantic. The same storms that have kept half of Southern Britain under water for … Continue reading

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Guadarrama snow: wet then hard, from mashed potatoes to boilerplate!

Last year, due to exceptional weather conditions, we got a little spoiled by multiple days of powder skiing in Guadarrama ..this year so far is looking more normal..days of wet snow and days of hard snow. Yesterday, Saturday 25, started with pissing … Continue reading

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Happy New Year..but the same old story: the miseries of Guadarrama

Yet another year we reach the end of December with practically no snow in the Sierra. Some years it’s nothing but sunshine, dry weather and snowless mountains. Other years, after a promising start to the Winter, the grey soul-destroying rain … Continue reading

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Winter’s back..for a few hours at least

The storm that blew in from the Atlantic over Christmas didn’t make for much of a Santa Claus in Guadarrama. It brought a lot of miserable rain and a little snow on its tail end..just about barely enough for a … Continue reading

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Swifts

We’ve had some great cold Spring days these last months, but now as we move into the longest days of the year it seems that Summer has finally arrived. Apart from the obvious rise in temperatures over the last week, … Continue reading

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