Visiting Snowdonia

Cader Idris from Foel Caerynwch

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Warden Yr Wyddfa

Snowdon - 21 February 2018, 13.00pm

Area - Snowdon

Date - 21 February 2018
Time - 13.00pm
Snow Above - 700m
Report By - Warden Yr Wyddfa


Route Taken

PyG and Miners

Conditions

  • Isolated stretches of snow.
  • Streams and wet areas are frozen.
  • Thawing snow has frozen.
  • 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 essential.
  • Wear crampon compatible boots.
  • Walking poles for unconsolidated snow.
  • Take waterproofs, hat, gloves and spare warm layers.

Additional Information