Moel Siabod Wildcamp: 360 Inversion and fabulous sunset

Date walked: 10/02/2015

Moel Siabod is a fine mountain with a great view on any day, one which I have climbed many, many times and camped on a few times over the years...but none of those countless times came anywhere near to my wildcamp on this fantastic February evening.
I had high hopes of a cloud inversion as I set off from home, all the signs were there...high pressure, little wind, cloud forecasted etc. I was not to be dissapointed. :D
Once I left reached the snow line I started to see glimpses on the sun above, I will let the pictures tell the story....

Llynnau Mymbre.jpg

Start of walk: Llynnau Mymbre under the clouds.

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Moel Siabod path

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Islands in the cloud.

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Tent pitch with a view!

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Snowdon and the Glyders from Moel Siabod.

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Moel Siabod summit sunset.

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The Moelwyns.

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Moel Siabod summit sunset

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Moel Siabod summit sunset

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Arenig's and Aran's.

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Snowdon at dusk.jpg


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The Moelwyn's.



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Oh and the stars that night!

It was a fantastic day, and probably the best high wildcamp I have ever done.

Not so much during the night though....my Neoair let me down, making me have to re-inflate it several times,
the wind picked up and cloud spilled over. I finally gave in to having hardly any sleep packed up at 5am and headed down in the cloud and darkness. :(

Wouldn't have missed it for the world though! :D

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