'Bouldering' man airlifted after Llanberis Pass fall

A climber was airlifted to hospital with a suspected broken leg on Sunday afternoon after a fall while "bouldering" in Snowdonia.

Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team were called to Llanberis Pass at 1255 BST after the 45-year-old local man fell from a rock known as "Wavelength".

"It was just one of those things, a bad landing," said team secretary, Ian Henderson.

The man was flown to Ysbyty Gwynedd at Bangor by the helicopter at RAF Valley.

Mr Henderson said the man had fallen about 300m in to the pass.

He said: "He was not that far in. Our guys went up and had a look at him.

"He had a significant break. It would have been uncomfortable for the casualty to carry him down to the road and to the ambulance."

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