Nine walkers from Southport rescued from Snowdon June 13th, 2013 admin Latest News Shares Comments Nine walkers from Southport rescued from Snowdon The group got into difficulties after cloud descended on Crib Goch just after 8:00pm yesterday (Wednesday 12th June 2013) The party of walkers from Southport, Merseyside, who were part of a larger group, were brought down by Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team. Rescuers have urged walkers to plan properly if going to Snowdon! MountainSafe North Wales – early summer advice Early summer triggers a number of sponsored walks and charity events throughout Snowdonia with the vast majority of participants well organised, equipped, prepared and generally ‘bustin a gut’ for a worthy cause. However some are still intent on conquering our peaks dressed in onesies or Borat’s beach wear. In-fact would you believe the National Park recently received an enquiry from a group intend on scaling Snowdon asking if there were street lighting all the way to the summit and if there were any wild animals to beware of! (only us locals!) Anyway it’s clear the message still needs sending and our target audience, particularly with this type of event, are groups from outside the north Wales area visiting Snowdonia ill prepared and equipped and putting themselves and Mountain Rescue Teams at unnecessary risk. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected] Onthespot – your online reporter www.onthespotnews.co.uk Do you have a story to tell? Related Comments comments!