Search and rescue teams have recovered the body of a walker who collapsed on a path up to Bwlch y Rhiwgyr in the hills above Barmouth, Gwynedd.
No further details have been released so far.
A North Wales Police spokesperson said the walker's next-of-kin are being informed.
The closure of a railway crossing in the seaside town of Barmouth has caused uproar.
Members of the lifeboat crew there claim it will increase the time it takes them to respond to emergencies, and others describe it as "cutting the town in half."
Network Rail maintain they closed the crossing on safety grounds. Kevin Ashford has more.
Barmouth residents say they are relieved after a local man escaped the Algerian hostage crisis.
Garry Roberts, who is believed to have hidden in a loft during the siege, posted a message on a social networking site saying he was 'safe' and 'shaken but not stirred'.
Mr Roberts is a well-known figure in the area and ran a fish and chip shop there.
He also volunteered with the RNLI in Barmouth, who say they are happy to hear he is safe and well.
Mr Roberts is understood to have been working in Algeria when he become caught up in the siege, which is believed to have left at least 48 hostages and 32 militants dead.
A second man, Huw Edwards - who is originally from Llandudno but now lives in Macclesfield - also managed to escape after the bus he was travelling to work on was attacked by militants.