You should take the right equipment to prepare for any unexpected events or changes in the weather.
Snowdonia National Park’s landscapes can be dangerous places if you don’t take the necessary steps to stay safe.
Prepare for your trip by taking the right equipment, keeping an eye on the weather forecast, and ensuring you have the necessary skills for your journey.
Weather in upland areas of the National Park can change within hours. Preparing for these potential changes is essential.
Having the relevant skills and knowledge is essential to staying safe in some parts of Snowdonia.
What to do in an emergency
Inland: Call 999 and ask for police and the mountain rescue team
Inland waters: Call 999 and ask for the Fire and Rescue Service
Sea and Coast: Call 999 and ask for the Coastguard
They will ask for the following details on the call:
- Your location
- Your name, sex and age
- Nature of your emergency or injuries
- Number of people in your group (if applicable)
- Your mobile phone number
If you have hearing or speech needs, you can text the emergency services, but you will need to register in advance. Text the word ‘register’ to 999 and follow the instructions.
More information is available on the Adventure Smart website.