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Terrier saved from Snowdonia ledge

The terrier was tucked into a rescuer’s jacket and lowered to safety
The terrier was tucked into a rescuer’s jacket and lowered to safety Credit: Bellis Media

Mountain rescue teams saved a Jack Russell terrier that was stuck on a ledge in Snowdonia. Ogwen Valley mountain rescue team joined police and an RAF rescue helicopter after fears that a walker may have fallen too.

Ogwen Valley mountain rescue team,
Ogwen Valley mountain rescue team Credit: Bellis Media

The dog was found on broken cliffs at Cwm Cywion. Four members of the Ogwen team climbed the steep terrain to rescue the dog. The black and white terrier had to be tucked into a rescuer's jacket before the pair were lowered to safety. At the moment they're unaware of who owns it.

Meet one of the courageous mountain rescue teams of the Brecon Beacons

Hundreds of people get stranded on mountains and hills in Wales and each year the figures increase. But who are the army of qualified volunteers that potentially put their own lives on the line to help the rest of us when we get into trouble?

In the latest report in our special series on volunteers around Wales, our Correspondent Joanna Simpson went to Central Beacons Mountain Rescue to meet the courageous team.

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