Mountain Info Service
This project was a joint initiative with input from the British Mountaineering Council, Mountain Leader Training UK, Sports Wales, the Met Office and the Welsh Assembly, with the aim of reducing the amount of avoidable call-outs that mountain rescue receive. The project included input from Llanberis Mountain Rescue and also the Snowdonia National Park.
The project includes 3 key sections
There are 5 videos which are on this site and also on Youtube
Free IPhone App
Includes the OS grid reference location, altimeter and Mountain Weather Forecast. In addition there is also a wealth of information on what to do in an emergency, videos on basic hill skills and planning (hosted by TV weather forecaster Sian Lloyd) and some good advice on packing for all weathers.
Ground Conditions in Winter
The Snowdonia National Park Wardens update the ground conditions which then get included in the Met Office, Mountain Weather Forecast for Snowdonia and also updated on Twitter.
Visit the Mountain Info Service partners
British Mountaineering Council
Working for climbers, hill walkers & mountaineers in England and Wales.
Mountain Leader Training
Mountain Leader Training was established for the public benefit of education and training in the skills required for the leadership and instruction in mountaineering.
The national organisation responsible for increasing participation and improving performance in sport in Wales.
The Met Office provides a range of information under the Public Weather Service, which is funded by the UK Government.
Plas y Brenin
National mountaineering centre based in Capel Curig, North Wales offering a variety of courses in mountaineering activities.
Snowdonia National Park
The Snowdonia National Park Authority manages the largest national park in Wales.