Horror as climber falls to his death in Snowdonia after grab bars break
A CLIMBER has tragically fallen to his death in Snowdonia after a grab handle broke.
The man was with three other people climbing Gribin Ridge, Glyderau in Eryri on Saturday February 4th.
The Coast Guard and a rescue helicopter were called to assist in the rescue, which lasted until Sunday February 5th.
A statement from the Ogwen Valley team read: “Callout 8:4 Feb – Y Gribin, Glyderau.
“Three young men were climbing the Gribin ridge when a handhold broke off and one fell a considerable distance.
“Unfortunately, he did not survive his injuries, the rescue lasted until Sunday noon with the help of the Coast Guard rescue helicopter.
“The thoughts of all team members are with the family and friends of the victims.”
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