OVMRO weather station
Temperature 5.8 °C
Feels like 0.4 °C
Rainfall rate 0.0mm/hr
Pressure 961.8 mb
Rising Rapidly
Wind 238 ° WSW 27.0 mph
Last reading 9:20 17/02/20

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Latest Incident

Sunday 16 February 2020 - Trefriw

The team were asked to assist an ambulance crew reach an 80 year old lady with a leg injury at a property in Trefriw. The road into Trefriw was flooded so they were unable to reach her. Two team vehicles collected the crew and transported them to her house via the back road through Llanrhychwyn whilst another team member was able to access Trefriw from the north. The crew treated the lady and then she was taken back to the ambulance in the team vehicle for admission to hospital.

Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue CIO

Technical Rigging for Rescue. Tryfan as a backdrop

Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue CIO (OVMRO), or Sefydliad Achub Mynydd Dyffryn Ogwen as we are known in the native Welsh language, is a voluntary mountain rescue team responding to incidents in the mountains and valleys surrounding the Ogwen Valley, Glyderau and Carneddau mountain ranges and surrounding area in northern Snowdonia. We are on-call 24 hours a day, throughout the year.

Training is an essential part of team life

Our team is made up entirely of volunteers who have a wide variety of day jobs. Team members are all mountaineers with vast local knowledge and first aid training. Many have expertise in casualty care, advanced first aid, emergency driving and water rescue.




Rescue training in the Glyderau mountains

We are all proud of the voluntary tradition of the mountain search and rescue service. We are a registered charity and rely on donations to run our life-saving public service.






Support / donate

There is much work to be done in raising funds to support the work we do. Annual running costs are in the region of £100,000.

If you wish to know more, or would like to sponsor us, visit our donations page.






Stay safe in the mountains. For more information visit the AdventureSmart UK website.


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