Visiting Snowdonia

Cader Idris from Foel Caerynwch

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Warden Wyddfa

Snowdon - 7 March 2018, 12.30pm

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Area - Snowdon

Date - 7 March 2018
Time - 12.30pm
Snow Above - 600m
Report By - Warden Wyddfa


Route Taken

PyG

Conditions

  • Isolated stretches of snow.
  • Streams and wet areas are frozen.
  • Wet surfaces are coated in ice.
  • Heavy frost cover on rocks and vegitation.
  • Depth of snow increases with altitude.
  • Snow drifts in areas.

Kit Advice

The following is a list of additional kit required based on the current conditions.

  • Ice axe and crampons recommended.
  • Wear crampon compatible boots.
  • Walking poles for unconsolidated snow.
  • Ski goggles for strong winds and blowing snow.
  • Take waterproofs, hat, gloves and spare warm layers.

Additional Information