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43 Bochlwyd area

12/06/2021
Duration: 02:40


6 members attended
Male walker with ankle injury asked for assistance
42 Glyder Fawr

09/06/2021
Duration: 04:35


10 members attended
A female walker reported having severe chest pain high up on Glyder Fawr which was cloud covered. A hasty Ogwen party set off from Pen y Pass and the Coastguard Rescue Helicopter was asked to assist if the weather improved. Llanberis MRT also deployed team members from Pen y Pass shortly afterwards and RAF Valley MRT were asked to assist for a potentially long stretcher carry. The female decided to carry on walking as she was very cold and not equipped for the conditions, and the pain had eased off a little. With her partner she chose to walk down Senior's Ridge, at which point Llanberis parties returned to their base. The Ogwen party managed to catch up with the casualty in Cwm Cneifion and walked down with her to the brewshack. As she was still unwell at this stage, and an ambulance was not available for some time, she was taken to hospital by her partner.
41 Penmaen Bach Quarry

05/06/2021
Duration: 03:40


7 members attended
The team were put on standby for a potential fallen female who had a suspected dislocated shoulder at Penmaen Bach quarry. The TL contacted the cas and found out that she had not fallen she had just put her shoulder out. They were currently in a safe location but the cas was in a lot of pain. The team were deployed to the RV at Synchant Pass and Mob 1 was deployed from base with full tech kit, stretcher and drugs kit. On arrival at the scene the TL requested that R936 be asked if they could assist. The ARCC confirmed that they were available and would be on scene in 20 mins. After initial cas care by the team, R936 landed on and the winchman treated the casualty; once packaged and lowered to a safe location the cas was transferred to R936 and taken to YG hospital. Mob1 and TMs returned to base.
40 Tregarth

03/06/2021
Duration: 02:10


5 members attended
incident photo An elderly male was reported missing from home by his carer. He had left the house with his dog but had not returned several hours later, which was totally out of character. Neighbours, family and police officers searched the local common land after his dog was found by itself. Luckily the male was found in woods soon afterwards where he had had a fall and was unable to stand. A local TM and a local First Responder were quickly on scene, and the Coastguard Rescue Helicopter had also been tasked by NWP. In a joint operation, the male was assessed, treated, packaged in a stretcher and carried to the aircraft for transport to hospital.
39 Waen Wen

03/06/2021
Duration: 03:25


12 members attended
The team were asked to assist NWP with an ongoing incident in the Caerhun area, near Bangor. Team members attended but were stood down shortly afterwards.
38 Glyder Fawr

02/06/2021
Duration: 02:40


17 members attended
A solo male walker had climbed up Y Gribin as far as Glyder Fawr via Glyder Fach. He mistook Pen y Pass for Ogwen Cottage and started to descend in that direction. He thought it was probably the wrong route but hoped that he would find a path that would take him down eventually. He slipped on mud and realised that the descent was not getting easier so turned to go back up and realised that his leg hurt too much. He called a family member who then called 999 to request help for him. Rescue 936 was tasked to go to the scene, picking up 3 team members to assist the casualty in moving a short distance to the aircraft. Casualty and hill party flown back to Oggie Base.
37 East Face Tryfan

31/05/2021
Duration: 03:25


10 members attended
A large group of males had set off for the day to climb/walk Tryfan. As the day had gone on they never made it to the top. On the way down, following a younger team member, they lost sight of their team and became stuck in the Nor Nor Gulley area on the East Face. They stopped and called for help. A small ground team was deployed to try and locate the lost party. Rescue 936 was not available but the ARCC tasked R187 (south Wales) who were on scene within 35 minutes. R 187 winched all 4 casualties to safety and flew them to Caernarfon Base as they were low on fuel. Other members of the group were rounded up from the roadside and given directions to Caernarfon to retrieve their friends.
36 Bochlwyd

30/05/2021
Duration: 00:15


3 members attended
A walking group thought they heard prolonged cries for help just North of Bochlwyd Buttress and rang 999. They thought it also might be goats. When the TL spoke to the informant the group had investigated the shouts and discovered it was climbers on the Buttress shouting to each other but no assistance was needed. False alarm with good intent.
35 Aber Falls

30/05/2021
Duration: 00:55


8 members attended
A couple were descending from Foel-Fras towards Aber Falls when they encountered steep ground. The male continued down but the female was not happy so said she would go back up and try to find another way down. The male became worried that she might be stuck so called NWP. 2 MRT initially deployed to grid as they lived close to Aber and once near scene found missing female. They then went to male's location and picked him up in 4x4 before returning to pick up female. All drove back to tarmac road where MRT were stood down.
34 Ogwen area

30/05/2021
Duration: 03:40


14 members attended
A party of 6 fell runners set off from Aber Falls with the intention of running to the Ogwen Valley, before running up Y Gribin ridge and descending to Llanberis. At some point the lead fell runner disappeared and the remaining party were concerned as he was very experienced. Debriefing ascertained that he was last seen at the style close to SH674610 and was descending on the fence line towards the A5. A search area was formulated with many troops searching the area behind Bryn Poeth including further north from PLS, east of Bodesi Farm, west of Bryn Poeth and south towards the A5 road. After being unable to locate him a request was placed to NWP for NPAS or drone to be utilised for an air search as terrain had many dips and dead ground. Car parks and his vehicle in Llanberis were also checked. He finally turned up at his car safe and well and it appeared that there may have been some miscommunication amongst the group members which caused the situation.
33 Pen yr Ole Wen

29/05/2021
Duration: 01:45


4 members attended
A solo female walker had crossed the Carneddau from Conwy and started to descend the South Ridge of Pen yr Ole Wen in the dark. She came to a steep section and was unsure of how to proceed so asked for help. Several team members attended Oggie Base by which time she had rung the Police again to say she no longer needed assistance. One team member met her at the roadside before she camped locally.
32 Betws y Coed

29/05/2021
Duration: 01:50


14 members attended
A female mountain biker crashed a short way into the forest above Betws y Coed and suffered a suspected dislocated ankle. The team were asked to attend and the air ambulance was also tasked due to the possible severity of the injury. The crew from the air ambulance were on scene first to treat the casualty and the MR team members then carried her on a stretcher to the ambulance which had also attended.
31 Cwm Cneifion

28/05/2021
Duration: 02:20


11 members attended
Two experienced walkers set off scrambling up the Idwal Slabs and then ascended Seniors Ridge. They descended Y Gribin ridge and decided to descend into Cwm Cneifion. The male walker slipped and sustained an ankle injury and attempted to continue walking but it became too painful so they asked for help. Due to the location the Coastguard Rescue Helicopter was tasked to attend the incident. The winchman was deployed and treated the casualty but requested assistance with a hi-line extraction. Four TMs were flown to the location so that the casualty could be winched and flown to Bangor hospital.
30 North Ridge Tryfan

26/05/2021
Duration: 02:25


10 members attended
A couple reported themselves lost on the descent of Tryfan, close to a steep drop. A small party drove down the A5 to spot the cas party as no comms possible. No sightings so a party of 5 walked up from Idwal Cottage toward Bochllywd, whilst a second party formed at base for uplift by R936. Whilst R936 was flying by doing a hasty search, the couple phoned in to say that they had now met up with the rest of their party and were proceeding down hill and no longer needed assistance.
29 Llyn y Cwn

23/05/2021
Duration: 02:50


17 members attended
A couple set off to walk up the Glyderau via the Devil's Kitchen but in the area of Llyn y Cwn the female decided not to continue and planned to walk back down the way they had come. Unfortunately shortly after separating from her partner she realised she could not find her way back and tried unsuccessfully to catch up with him, resulting in her becoming totally lost. She rang her mother as she was also getting cold and her mother rang 999 to alert Mountain Rescue. A hill party was recalled from the ongoing search in Pentir and deployed into the Kitchen area to try to locate the female. Luckily she had now been found by a passing group who placed her in a shelter to warm her up and then started to walk her off the mountain. The group were met by Team members who then carried on the descent with her.
28 Above Oggie Base

22/05/2021
Duration: 02:00


17 members attended
A female walker descending the hillside above Oggie Base slipped and aggravated an existing knee injury. Members of her group tried to carry her down in and improvised stretcher made from a casualty shelter but then decided it was wise to request help. A stretcher party deployed from Oggie Base, treated her and then carried her back to Base for the onward journey to hospital with her friends.
27 Glyder Fawr summit

22/05/2021
Duration: 03:40


16 members attended
Male with ankle injury
26 Pen yr Ole Wen

20/05/2021
Duration: 04:25


5 members attended
A male camper had been out for several nights on the Carneddau but became lost bewteen Carnedd Fach and Pen yr Ole Wen in bad weather and low cloud. He reported that he was unable to descend as it was too windy and he also could not put his tent back up because of the wind. A small hill party was deployed to locate and retrieve him, whilst he waited in his sleeping bag and wrapped up in the tent. When the team arrived at his location he was able to walk back down to the valley.
25 North Ridge Tryfan

13/05/2021
Duration: 03:55


9 members attended
A party of three walkers lost their way on the descent of the North Ridge of Tryfan. Poor phone comms initially made locating them difficult, but they were eventually spotted from the road. A small hill party walked up to them and roped them to safe ground for a walk off.
24 Pentir

13/05/2021
Duration: 07:00


11 members attended
Continuation of search at Pentir
23 Pentir

12/05/2021
Duration: 08:00


3 members attended
Continuation of search for missing male in Pentir area
22 North Ridge Tryfan

11/05/2021
Duration: 03:10


12 members attended
Two walkers became cragfast on the North Ridge of Tryfan when they had tried to re-trace their steps down the mountain. They stopped on a small ledge on steep ground and rang for help. A poor phone signal complicated the initial stages of the rescue, but the couple were finally spotted and a small hill party were able to rope them onto safer ground for the walk down.
21 Crimpiau

11/05/2021
Duration: 03:20


7 members attended
A solo male walker on the summit area of Crimpiau requested help due to chest pains. A hasty response party deployed with medical kit whilst other team members attended Oggie Base to form a stretcher party. Once on scene the hasty party requested the assistance of the Coastguard Rescue helicopter as the male was in need of an urgent evacuation. R936 landed on and the casualty was flown direct to the cardiac unit at Ysbyty Glan Clwyd for emergency treatment.
20 Pentir

10/05/2021
Duration: 07:25


23 members attended
An 18 year old male had been reported missing about a week ago as there were serious concerns for his wellbeing. Initial searches had taken place in the Cefn ddu area by Llanberis MRT, RAF Valley MRT and SARDA Wales, as this was the last place he had been seen. His bike was subsequently found abandoned close to Pentir so NWP requested assistance with a further search for him. A large group of Team members searched paths, hedgerows, ditches and fields around Pentir but were stood down at dusk with no sighting of the missing person.
19 Idwal area

04/05/2021
Duration: 02:25


18 members attended
A well prepared couple had walked over Tryfan and were descending back to the road from Bochlwyd. Unfortunately about 10 mins from the road the female walker slipped on a wet rock and sustained a suspected broken ankle. Team members were deployed and the casualty was treated for the injury and then carried on a stretcher back to the road for a short journey to hospital in their own car.
18 SE Ridge of Y Garn

29/04/2021
Duration: 01:34

5 people
11 members attended
Two climbers on Continuation Wall heard cries for help that they associated with a group descending and appearing to be in trouble on the steep screes to the right of the Devil's Kitchen on the southside of the SE ridge of Y Garn. They did not have voice contact with the group but identified that they were in terrain which is dangerous and they appeared to be struggling. The team deployed to investigate and met with up with the informants who had confirmed they had seen the group descend fully. Another team member had also managed to find the party and found that goats had been close by and may have been the noise the concerned party heard. Once the group were safe at the road the team was stood down.
17 North Ridge Tryfan

24/04/2021
Duration: 01:43

2 people
16 members attended
The team were called direct by 2 males who were lost on the North Ridge of Tryfan. The Team Leader spoke to them both who said they could see other people on the route. The Team Leader confirmed their position with phone find and then agreed with the party that they would link up with someone else who would assist them to the road. The team had a party standing by at base who were just back from another callout ready to deploy and assist as required. The Team Leader monitored the group until they had confirmed they were down and safe. The team were then stood down.
16 South Ridge Moel Siabod

24/04/2021
Duration: 03:45

2 people
15 members attended
2 males who had been walking up Siabod decided to scramble directly up the south ridge. One of the party pulled off ahold and fell injuring his head and lower back. The team deployed a hasty party who were deployed as well as requesting the helicopter to assist. The helicopter picked the hasty party up and dropped them at the scene. The casualty was packaged by the team and then winched off the hill and flown to hospital.
15 Aber Falls

16/04/2021
Duration: 03:20

1 person
19 members attended
A family had been out walking around Aber Falls area when their 10 year old son fell out of a tree he had been climbing. Concerned about his injuries, the family called for an ambulance who transferred it to Mountain Rescue. Rescue 936 Helicopter was asked for and the boy was winched on board and taken to hospital.
14 Carnedd y Filiast

10/04/2021
Duration: 01:46

2 people
9 members attended
2 female walkers set off from Ogwen Cottage with the intention of ascending Y Gribin, Glyder Fawr, Y Garn and then descending back to Ogwen Cottage. After Y Garn they kept going along the north ridge looking for a good descent path but never found one. After Carnedd y Filiast they turned right and started to descend. Concerned and worried with only phones for torch light and n map they decided to call the police for help. A small hill party deployed and assisted.
13 Cwm Lloer

05/04/2021
Duration: 03:02

2 people
16 members attended
A 22 Year old female had been camping around Northern Snowdonia and on her final night the weather had turned very wet and windy which resulted in her tent being blown away. She called her family and explained the situation and then tried to shelter out of the wind, rain and snow. Her Father had driven from Cardiff to Snowdonia and started up towards Cwm Lloer in the early hours to look for his daughter in worsening conditions facing gale force winds and wintry showers. He called his wife and asked her to call Mountain Rescue for help at about 0530hrs as he was now not feeling well. The team responded and deployed a small party towards Cwm LLoer where on the way up spotted a lone person walking down who was the Father. At about the same time the daughter had made it down to the A5 and managed to call her Mother who alerted the team. Oggie base reacted and acted as an RV for Father and Daughter to reunite. All casualties and team members were safe and well and the team was stood down just before 0900hrs.
12 Bragg Rocks, Tryfan

03/04/2021
Duration: 02:30

1 person
14 members attended
The team were called out to a female walker who had slipped near Brag rocks on Tryfan. A small team of 6 were deployed and met up with the casualty party as they had been making progress down the mountain. All team members and the casualty made is safely back down to the road and the team returned to base.
11 Cwm Bochlwyd

12/03/2021
Duration: 01:55

1 person
17 members attended
The team was called out to a male walker who had slipped and broke his leg just below Bwlch Tryfan. Rescue 936 were available and attended the scene. The helicopter deployed the winch-man, but then departed due to bad weather. The team deployed a hasty party to assist as required. Luckily a break in the clouds meant the helicopter could return and pick up the casualty and winch-man. The casualty was then flown to Ysbyty Gwynedd and all team members returned to base.
10 Cwm Idwal

07/03/2021
Duration: 02:02


3 members attended
A member of the public called North Wales Police reporting that they had heard shouts for help around Cwm Idwal. The team were placed on standby while a small party deployed to investigate. No one was found to be in danger, and after an extensive search the team were stood down.
9 Tal-y-Cafn Bridge

23/02/2021
Duration: -1:-13

1 person
3 members attended
NWP asked the team to be on standby for a potential male who was threatening to jump into the River Conwy. The team was put on standby, however the situation was resolved and the team was stood down.
8 Newborough Forest

22/02/2021
Duration: -1:-58

1 person
16 members attended
The team were asked to assist with a missing 9 year old in Newborough Forest. Team members were asked to provide their availability and deploy to the RV. The girl was found shortly after and the team were stood down.
7 Penmanmawr Quarry

06/02/2021
Duration: 02:00

1 person
17 members attended
Request from WAST for team assistance with a casualty who was in an off road location. The team were called out to RV with a team vehicle on a public road, at a possible access point. One Team Leader went to investigate access via the quarry and found a road ambulance, several quarry staff, two ambulance crew and two helimed crew carrying the casualty on an ambulance chair through the bracken, hawthorn and bramble. The team were told to hold at the RV until the casualty arrived at the ambulance, then the team were stood down.
6 Penmaenmawr area

30/01/2021
Duration: 08:13

1 person
5 members attended
NWP contacted the team for possible assistance to search for a vulnerable missing person. Some initial confusion as to the location and authenticity of the reports led to the team being placed on standby. OVMRO search managers were stood up and started to formulate a plan. It was found out later that the missing person had been found safe and well so the team was stood down.
5 White Bridge near Bangor

20/01/2021
Duration: 01:25

1 person
16 members attended
The team received a request from NWFRS for assistance for swept away car and driver from white bridge near Bangor. Team members deployed to assist the fire and rescue services.
4 Black Ladders area

09/01/2021
Duration: 01:24



The team were asked to standby for possible over due climbers after a call from a concerned local who contacted North Wales Police. After investigation and no further reports the team stood down.
3 Llanfairfechan

09/01/2021
Duration: 03:48

1 person
3 members attended
Overnight snow and ice meant the road was impassable to cars and 2 carers couldn't visit a bed-bound, vulnerable person to perform essential tasks. A call for 4x4 assistance from North Wales Police was received by the team and two team members deployed to assist.
2 Tal y Cafan

08/01/2021
Duration: 08:37

1 person
5 members attended
incident photo Local walker under estimated the snow conditions and got stranded whilst out walking with his dog. Local farmers managed to find him and return him to his house. However his dog was still out on the ground and now lost. A small team was despatched to the last known location of the dog. After an extensive search they followed dog tracks back down to lower ground and then lost the tracks due to other animal tracks and the ground conditions. The dog was found by locals the next day, cold, exhausted and missing its owner.
1 Cwn Eigiau

03/01/2021
Duration: 00:59

2 people
3 members attended
The team was put on standby after the police received a call with concerns for some possible overdue walkers. A local team member went to check the area and found that their vehicle had now been moved. It was then decided to stand the team down. A concerned call with good intent.