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Man rescued from 100ft Gribin Ridge Snowdonia fall

Gribin Ridge Image copyright John Dyason
Image caption The Ogwen Valley mountain rescue team were called to Gribin Ridge on Saturday afternoon

A man has been rescued after he fell 100ft on a peak in Snowdonia.

The 56-year-old man was seen by other walkers on the Gribin Ridge at about 15:50 BST on Saturday.

A doctor, who was also walking, was nearby at the time of the fall and was able to help assess the man's injuries.

Ogwen Valley mountain rescue team were called and a rescue helicopter flew the man, who had suffered cuts, to hospital. Chris Lloyd, of the rescue team said: "He's had a lucky escape."

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