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Ground Conditions

Reported on Friday, February 23, 2024

Time: At the summit around 1030
Snow above: 600m
Route taken: PyG path
Next report: Tuesday 27-2-2024

Essential equipment
Seasonally appropriate walking equipment, including lighting (such as a head torch).

Carrying snow goggles (such as ski goggles) will protect the eyes from cold winds and drifting snow, making it easier to see in order to travel more safely on the mountain.

Carrying an ice axe and some form of crampons will provide options to stay safe on the mountain.

Snow on path 23-2-2024

Next few days
On the Friday of the report the forecast suggests that the temperature on the summit will be below freezing throughout the period until the next report on Tuesday. Temperatures are forecast to be a degree or two below freezing for most of the period, but will drop further on Monday night with temperatures as low as -5˚C (feeling as low as -12˚C at times).

With some snow forecast at times there is a possibility of some more snow, and ice is likely higher up.

Converging paths
Converging paths
Bwlch Glas
Bwlch Glas
Pause for a moment
Pause for a moment
Steps
Steps
White by Glaslyn
White by Glaslyn
Lliwedd looking grey
Lliwedd looking grey

Forecast

3  Hazards
Today, Sat
Severe Chill Effect
Poor Visibility
Thunderstorms

Warden's Notice

Posted on Thursday, December 21, 2023

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Temperature

-2 °C
Ambient

Steady

Sunset

17:45
Today, Sat
Sunrise: 07:14 then 10 hours of daylight

Summit Cafe

Closed
For the winter

Webcam

24/02, 05:24

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  • Am I confident I have the KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS for the day?
  • Do I have the right GEAR?
  • Do I know what the WEATHER will be like?

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