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Mountain skyline from Malltraeth Cob

It’s the middle of May and there’s a fresh sprinkling of snow just on the very tops of Snowdon and Garnedd Ugain.

A fresh sprinkling of snow on Snowdon

A fresh sprinkling of snow on Snowdon

The benches by the Cob Pools near Malltraeth provide a lovely place to look at the mountains from. Newborough Forest blocks out much of the foreground and makes it look like the mountains are just beyond the trees. They’re not, but people do sometimes set off walking towards them (the Menai Strait and quite a few miles get in the way though)…

The view to Snowdon and the Llyn peninsula hills from Malltraeth Cob

The view to Snowdon and the Llyn peninsula hills from Malltraeth Cob

For more information on Malltraeth Cob, see this earlier post. There is an information panel near the bench that this photo is taken from.  As well as information on the birds and wildlife of the area, it has a panoramic painting of the mountain-scape with all the peaks named.

When the snow comes down to the sea

It doesn’t happen very often. And when it does, it doesn’t last for long. But when the snow comes down to the sea, Newborough Beach and Forest, and Llanddwyn Island become especially magical.

Llanddwyn Island in the snow

Llanddwyn Island in the snow

Penrhos beach in the snow

Penrhos beach in the snow

The main forest car park in the snow

The main forest car park in the snow

The tide coming in under the snow

The tide coming in under the snow