- This report is completed on a regular basis through the winter months by the Snowdonia National Park Authority and gives indicative information on snow/ice conditions underfoot in the Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon) area.
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.
Date – Tuesday the 29th of November 2022
Time – Summit at approximately 0900
Snow Above – No snow observed during the report – a touch frost and of verglas ice on some rocks near the summit early on.
Route Taken – Rhyd Ddu Path
A clear and fine day overall, warming up after a cold start under clear skies early in the day.
Usual seasonal suitable walking equipment, including lights. Winter mountaineering equipment should be carried if it is possible to encounter snow or ice on the mountain (see below for more information).
At the time of the report the forecast suggests that temperatures on the mountain will drop below freezing toward the end of the week.
Sunset about 1600, dark by 1630.