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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Get live weather and conditions from Snowdon Summit

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30/07/2019

Live weather and conditions information is now available directly from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), thanks to a new innovative project from the BMC and various partners. As part of the AdventureSmart project to provide simple, clear information, to help hill walkers and mountain users make their good mountain day better, this ground-breaking project should help you plan your day and hopefully also reduce some unnecessary call outs to Mountain Rescue.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Snowdonia's hills are open - as long as you’re well prepared

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01/02/2019

This week, the Snowdonia National Park Authority called for mountaineers to ‘stay away’ from Snowdonia due to winter conditions. The BMC would like to clarify that the responsibility for decisions around what a mountaineer does in the mountain environment lies with the individual themselves.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Snowdon: Have your say

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28/06/2017

Yr Wyddfa (or Snowdon to most visitors) is possibly the most visited mountain in the world. With nearly half a million climbers and walkers a year visiting its slopes and a tourist train carrying another two hundred thousand visitors to the summit, there are significant management challenges. Snowdonia National Park wants your views on its plans to manage this iconic peak.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Update: Snowdonia Hydro Developments

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14/02/2017

Following on from the article in Summit, written by Ray Wood, highlighting the issues surrounding the number of Hydro-Electric schemes being built in Snowdonia, there have been a number of significant developments surrounding these proposals.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

The Mountain Rescuer: “It isn’t just inexperienced people who need rescuing.”

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25/01/2017

What’s it like to be a Mountain Rescuer on Britain’s most popular mountain over the wild winter months? Simon Verspeak describes some of the challenges of covering a mountain many misunderstand to be 'safe'.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Hydropower in Snowdonia: a green blessing or a moneymaking blight?

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20/10/2016

Snowdonia's wild rivers and streams are at the centre of a hydropower gold rush. But where is the money going – and is this green energy worth the cost to the Welsh landscape? Ray Wood investigates.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Five of the best Snowdonian night walks

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28/01/2016

Can't handle another crowded causeway? Maybe you'll fare better on a wondrous wintery night walk. In December 2015, Snowdonia was officially crowned the world’s tenth Dark Sky Reserve. In celebration of this event, we go through the best way to experience the national park in all its starry glory.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Snowdon: Have your say

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06/10/2015

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) is the most popular mountain in the UK and the effect this has on people who work and live in the area, as well as those who come to enjoy the highest peak in Wales is significant. The Snowdon Partnership wants to hear the views of all users and stakeholders to develop and deliver the best possible management of this iconic mountain.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Real3Peaks Challenge - help deep clean Britain's top spots

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30/09/2015

A co-ordinated ‘deep clean’ for the three highest peaks of Scotland, England and Wales is planned for a third year running on Saturday 10 October. Known as The Real 3 Peaks Challenge, here's how you can join in the action in each location.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Llanberis primary school kids storm Snowdon - Plant Llanberis yn dringo yr Wyddfa

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13/07/2015

Dydi plantos Llanberis ddim yn segur pan yn cerdded y bryniau - neu wrth ganu ar y copa. Disgrifia Lily Cousins,y gohebwraig ieuengaf ei hanes, yn dringo'r Wyddfa. The kids of Llanberis are no slouches when it comes to hill walking - or singing. Lily Cousins, the BMC's youngest journalist, describes her primary school's ascent of Snowdon. (A bilingual article translated by Guto Selwyn Williams of year 6 -scroll down for the English).
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