- 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.
Note: This will be the last report for winter 2022/23, reports will resume later in 2023 for winter 23/24
Date – Friday the 28th of April 2023
No ice or snow was seen on the mountain today.
A cloudy afternoon, with some lighter spells, mist and light winds.
Usual seasonal suitable walking equipment, including lights.
With this report being the last of the 2022/23 winter, and no snow to be seen on the mountain, no snow or ice seems on the horizon in the forecast. The possibility has not completely disappeared, and the temperature on the summit seems to be close to freezing during the night at times into May.
Although there is no snow or ice likely in the near future, it is still likely that there will be periods when it feels cold higher up on the mountain.
During the week of the report the sun sets around 2045, and it gets dark around 2115.