The road warnings for the West of Scotland are about icy conditions rather than blocks due to snow. Winds of 45mph are expected so it will not be nice to run out of fuel. A shovel, a blanket, wellington boots, thermos flask and a couple of chocolate biscuits are called for. Don't get benighted. If you are, then the women in your party are more likely to survive.
I rang Traffic Scotland for information about the condition of the A82 over Rannoch Moor. They are responsible for the main roads. Very nice chap said, "Where is that exactly?" As far as he knew it is ok.
So I end up with the Police station in Fort William. Chap said he could not remember the road closing in the past four years. So that looks pretty good.
But the hazards are ice, and deer, and that most dangerous of animals the white van man.
Driving and overtaking standards on this part of the A82 are putrid. Just take it easy. Our daughter had her car jumped on by a deer a couple of New Year's back.
For your information : Police station Glencoe 01855 811222
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