Snowdonia Ground Conditions
This report is completed on a regular basis through the winter months by Snowdonia National Park Wardens and gives indicative information on snow/ice conditions underfoot in the Snowdonia area as a whole.
Remember, mountaineering is an activity with inherent risks, when out on the hills you should be aware of and accept these risks and take responsibility for your own decisions, prepare well and enjoy the adventure!
Walking in the uplands during the winter can require additional equipment and skills and it is important that you are prepared for this in order to enjoy hill walking safely. More details can be found at www.mountainsafe.co.uk.
Latest Report - 21 February 2020 11.30am
Area - SnowdonDate - 21 February 2020
Time - 11.30am
Snow Above - 700 metres
Report By - Snowdon Warden
- Isolated patches of snow on path.
- Steep bank of snow at top of path.
- Sections of ice on paths.
- Compacted snow at the top of the zig zags near Bwlch Glas
The following is a list of additional kit required based on the current conditions.
- Standard winter kit required.
- Ice axe and crampons recommended.
It gets dark at 17.40