Posted: Mon 6th Feb 2023

Young man dies after falling from ridge in Snowdonia

North Wales news and information

A young man has died after falling from a ridge in Snowdonia, mountain rescuers have said. ‌​‌‌​​​‌‍‌​‌​‌​​​

He was part of a group of three young men who were climbing the Y Gribin ridge in the Glyderau mountain range on Saturday. ‌​‌‌​​​‌‍‌​‌​‌​​​

While they were ascending, a handhold broke away, causing him to fall a considerable distance. ‌​‌‌​​​‌‍‌​‌​‌​​​

Members of the Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Organisation attended along with the coastguard rescue helicopter but the man was sadly found not to have survived. ‌​‌‌​​​‌‍‌​‌​‌​​​

The team said: “The recovery continued through to Sunday lunchtime with the help of the coastguard rescue helicopter. ‌​‌‌​​​‌‍‌​‌​‌​​​

“The thoughts of all team members are with the casualties family and friends.”

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