North West Wales

Man dies in 70m Snowdon mountain Pyg track fall

Pyg Track on Snowdon Image copyright LLANBERIS MOUNTAIN RESCUE

A man has died after falling more than 70m on Snowdon.

His body was recovered by Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team volunteers after the incident on the Pyg track at about 18:30 BST on Monday.

He was taken from the cliff on a stretcher to Llyn Glaslyn before being carried off the mountain.

The man is the second person in three days to have died on the Snowdonia mountain range after a man fell to his death on nearby Tryfan.

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