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Hill walking stupidity

It does not go via Crib Goch ;)
It's also significantly harder to fall out of the train :)

I was about to ask 'how the hell does anyone fall off the Pyg Track' and then remembered that scramble section to get up to the plateau.
 

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Could have been worse they would have been on @AsterixTG patch next;)

Charity hikers have been warned to be better prepared after players from a rugby club got lost 3,000ft (914m) up one of the highest mountains in Wales.
The group of five women and one man, from Kent, got stuck on Cader Idris, Gwynedd, after starting the Welsh Three Peaks Challenge on Saturday.
Aberdyfi Mountain Rescue Team rescued them at 02:30 BST on Sunday.
Rescuer Graham O'Hanlon warned people not to take on charity challenges without training and preparation.
The Welsh Three Peaks Challenge involves climbers tackling Snowdon and Cader Iris, in Snowdonia, and Pen y Fan, in Brecon Beacons, in just 24 hours.

Lost in dark​

The group, from a rugby club in Kent, had started climbing Snowdon at 05:00 on Saturday.
After reaching the summit of the second peak on Saturday evening, the group got lost in the dark and poor weather, ending up on the steep crags above Cwm Cau.
While some of the group tried to find a way down, others called for mountain rescue assistance, who rescued them with the help of GPS.
Mr O'Hanlon warned that many inexperienced hikers were attracted to challenges like the Welsh Three Peaks believing they were "safer" or needed less preparation, but urged people to know the routes and train before they went out.
"The diary pressures of organising group activities can lead to groups taking to the hills in unsuitable weather conditions," he said.
 
tbh - hard to say until Post Mortem and known info is available.

Might have been dead before he hit the ground from a MI - might have twisted an ankle, become hypothermic and taken hours to pass. Weather for that period doesn't look crazy bad but if you've been running and come to a sudden stop without any warm kit, you get very cold, very quickly.

Wonder if his Strava or tracker will have info, if he used them.

Need more info.

Sorry for his families loss.
 
Meall Garbh has some pretty course terrain. I personally wouldn't walk it in the dark, never mind try and run it.
 
tbh - hard to say until Post Mortem and known info is available.

Might have been dead before he hit the ground from a MI - might have twisted an ankle, become hypothermic and taken hours to pass. Weather for that period doesn't look crazy bad but if you've been running and come to a sudden stop without any warm kit, you get very cold, very quickly.

Wonder if his Strava or tracker will have info, if he used them.

Need more info.

Sorry for his families loss.

I've had it on Snowdon that I was warm getting up there in February, but at the summit by the time I found my gloves, my hands were suffering really quick

The cold can get you rather quickly even if you do warm kit
 

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