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Ascent of Snowdon on 2003-05-17

Climber: Gary Honey

Others in Party:Warren
Marc Parry
Andrew Baguely and John Orme
Date:Saturday, May 17, 2003
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Snowdon
    Location:UK-Wales
    Elevation:3560 ft / 1085 m

Ascent Trip Report

The top of Wales and (Gwynedd) was but a short stroll down and up with a feeling of superiority over the other walkers for taking easier routes. Although to be fair anybody walking up that day should be pleased. The summit despite the weather held many people perhaps 50 in the immediate area, another 100+ in the café area. Tried in vain to take the train down as I was to say the least very cold and tired, however the train had stopped running with the wind increasing. Still in about an hour and a half we were back at the car and another coffee.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:419 ft / 127 m
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Raining, Cold, Very Windy, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:419 ft / 127 m
    Start Trailhead:3141 ft / 957 m
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Snowdon

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Crib Goch2003-05-171848 ft / 563 m
2Crib y Ddysgl2003-05-17679 ft / 207 m
3Snowdon2003-05-17419 ft / 128 m
Total Trip Gain: 2946 ft / 898 m



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