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Man plunges 60ft from a ridge in Snowdonia

A 42-year-old man has been seriously injured after plunging around 60ft from a ridge in Snowdonia. The climber was in a group of four descending Crib y Ddysgl when he fell early this morning. He was part of a team from Surrey and airlifted to hospital in Bangor.

They spent the night on Snowdon and were coming down Crib y Ddysgl when the accident happened.

It's just unfortunate - they were well equipped, the weather was fine and they weren't doing anything other groups usually do.

– Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team

Man dies after falling from Snowdonia mountain

A man has died after falling from a mountain in Snowdonia.

A helicopter crew from RAF Valley in Anglesey was scrambled after the reported 100ft (30m) fall on Glyder Fawr above the Ogwen Valley.

The man was flown to hospital in Bangor, North Wales, yesterday afternoon but died shortly afterwards.

Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Team was alerted to the fall and was also called out to a couple in their late 20s who became stranded on a walking route on Carnedd Dafydd and had to be led to safety.