/ Peak District Conditions
Just wondering if someone on the ground can give me a heads up as to what its currently like up there. We booked a cottage a while back with the intention of knocking out a few routes at The Roaches over the Easter weekend, we are leaving London on Thur night. Looking at MWIS and a few local web cams it seems the weather has hit hard.
I'm gona sling a pair of crampons & axes in the car anyway however does anyone have any info on the following
-What are the road conditions like, I saw that Snake Road has been closed is this still the case and are there others I should be aware of.
-What is the likely hood that anything (winter) might be in condition or will it be best to stick to the (very cold) grit. I've never been to the Peaks in Winter only Wales & further north so not sure what if anything might be around.
-Anything else you can think of that might be of use
Thanks so much :)
i bouldered at new mills torrs yesterday and it was dry under the viaduct and bionics wall. didn't look further along but apart from recent snow it's been fairly dry this winter so shouldn't be much seepage. and there's the new sport routes so plenty for a day if you're that way inclined.
looks like all of the main roads are open now apart from woodhead;
been in dimmings dale (churnet) today. lots of dry stuff and loads of great climbing - quite steep though
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