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Visiting Snowdonia

Cader Idris from Foel Caerynwch


Snowdon Warden

Snowdon - 18 February 2020, 14.00pm

Snowdon summit

Area - Snowdon

Date - 18 February 2020
Time - 14.00pm
Snow Above - 750 metres
Report By - Snowdon Warden

Route Taken

PYG track


  • Isolated patches of snow on path.
  • Light dusting of snow.
  • Depth of snow increases with altitude.
  • Steep bank of snow at top of path.
  • Sections of ice on paths.
  • There is firm section of snow at the top of the zig zags near Bwlch Glas.

Kit Advice

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

  • Standard winter kit required.
  • Ice axe and crampons recommended.

Additional Information

It gets dark at 17.30