Dorian Thomas - 177186

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Details

Date : 27/12/2015

Duration : 3-5 hours

Style : Equals

Type : Quality Mountain Day (QMD)

Weather : Light Rain - Poor Visibility

Wind : Strong Wind

Camping Type :

Nights Camping : 0

Mountains : Cadair Idris - Penygadair

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Description

Route - Cadair Idris via pony path
Weather - overcast with low cloud/mist/rain from 500m onwards. Strong southerly wind on top.
Learning Points/Skills Practices - poor visibility navigation, adverse weather conditions. Route plan, map reading and compass work.
Group - 2
Camp style - not applicable
The individual takes part in the planning and leadership - yes
Navigation skills are required away from marked paths - kept to marked paths due to adverse weather conditions
Experience must be in terrain and weather comparable to that found in UK and Irish hills - Cadair Idris
Knowledge is increased and skills practised - see above
Attention is paid to safety - shortened route due to weather conditions
The journey is five hours or more - just under at 4:30
Adverse conditions may be encountered - rain, wind and poor visibility above 500m
Ascent of a substantial peak would normally be included in the day - Cadair Idris

Area : Cadair Idris

Cadair Idris or Cader Idris is a mountain in Gwynedd, Wales, which lies at the southern end of the Snowdonia National Park near the town of Dolgellau. The peak, which is one of the most popular in Wales for walkers and hikers,[1] is composed largely of Ordovician igneous rocks, with classic glacial erosion features such as cwms, moraines, striated rocks, and roches moutonnées.

Map

Time Taken : 04:30:52 Distance : 9.36 km Ascent : 831 m Descent : -870 m Avg Speed : 2.37 kmph Moving Speed : 2.37 kmph