Wednesday, 6 January 2010

Idwal Ice Again

Saturday 2nd January 2010

Jonah, Rich, Mark and Ste celebrated the New Year with an ascent Stingray V 5 in Cwm Idwal on Saturday. As they were leaving in the afternoon, they went to the assistance of a fallen climber and his partner.

The incident was reported by the BBC on their website, here The video of the statement by an Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue spokesman is also available here

The incident is also recorded on the Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue website, see Incident No.2 here

Further comment by some of those involved can be found on UKC, look out for posts by "Diggler", "RCrockford" and "Jonah Jones," here

Well done to all involved in the rescue, and evacuation, of the casualty and we wish him a speedy recovery.