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How to keep safe when walking in the Welsh mountains

Welsh mountain rescue team in action on Snowdon
John S Turner [CC-BY-SA-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

The weather in Wales can be treacherous. It is possible to start walking in brilliant sunshine and suddenly be faced with a heavy mist and/or lashing rain. The temperature up in the mountains is often about 10°C (18°C F) lower than in the valleys, and wind-chill will make it even colder. Do not underestimate the …

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