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Visiting Snowdonia

Cader Idris from Foel Caerynwch


Snowdon warden

Snowdon - 28 February 2020, 11.00am

Snowdon summit

Area - Snowdon

Date - 28 February 2020
Time - 11.00am
Snow Above - 450 metres
Report By - Snowdon warden

Route Taken

PYG track


  • Depth of snow increases with altitude.
  • Paths difficult to follow.
  • Steep bank of snow at top of path.
  • Sections of ice on paths.
  • Currently snow on the PYG track down to approx 450 metres. Freezing level approx 900mtrs - 1000mtrs.

Kit Advice

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

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

Additional Information

It gets dark at 17.50