granular grit

  snow patches


On the plateau, aside from tors and areas of high-level ice-moulding, the bedrock is generally masked by a cover of regolith. This debris mantle is of two broad types (Paine, 1982; Ballantyne, 1996):

In additions, there are zones of deeper, gritty regolith associated with late-lying snow patches.

Regolith section above Stob  an t-Sluichd