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Father and son rescued.

A FATHER and his 11-year-old son had to be airlifted to safety after the got lost in low cloud in Snowdonia.

The walkers rang the emergency services emergency services Emergency care '…services …necessary to prevent death or serious impairment of health and, because of the danger to life or health, require the use of the most accessible hospital available and equipped to furnish those services'  yesterday to say they were on Crib Goch Crib Goch is a knife-edged arête in the Snowdonia National Park in Gwynedd, Wales. The highest point on the arête is 923 m above sea level. A path leads over the arête and three rock-pinnacles to a grassy col at Bwlch Coch.  and did not want to move because of poor visibility and pouring rain.

The 40-year-old man and his son from south Wales South Wales south nsud m du Pays de Galles , had set off intending to walk the Pig Track. Ian Henderson, of Llanberis Mountain Rescue team said: "They got hopelessly lost or disorientated and ended up on Crib Goch.

"They got half way along the ridge when the weather closed in and they tried to retreat and got stuck on the east ridge."

RAF Valley's Sea King rescue helicopter winched both from the mountain and delivered them to the members of the waiting Llanberis mountain rescue team. They did not require medical attention.
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Publication:Daily Post (Liverpool, England)
Date:Jun 27, 2009
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