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Walker dies after 800ft fall from Snowdon summit

The man was spotted falling down a steep clifff near the 3,560ft summit and is believed to have slipped and fallen from a railway track into an area called Clogwyn Coch, around 820ft below.

Volunteers from the Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team were called by North Wales Police at around 12.35pm on Saturday.

A post on the rescue team’s Facebook page said eight mountan rescuers were flown to the area by a Maritime and Coastguard Agency helicopter and the man’s body was recovered and taken to a hospital.

Walker dies after 800ft fall from Snowdon summit
Walker dies after 800ft fall from Snowdon summit

The team offered condolences to the family and friends of the dead walker. The victim has not yet been identified.

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