North West Wales

Three Portsmouth men pulled 100ft to safety in Snowdonia

Cwm Idwal
Cwm Idwal in northern Snowdonia is a popular destination for climbers and walkers

Three people have been hauled 100ft to safety in Snowdonia.

The men, from Portsmouth, raised the alarm at 17:30 BST on Monday after getting stuck at Cwm Idwal.

Volunteers from Ogwen Mountain Rescue Team pulled the men, who were not hurt, up the mountain using rope.

A spokesman for the rescue team said the "motivated and enthusiastic" men made a navigational error in low cloud.

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