A 65-YEAR-old man was rescued after spending 15 hours walking up Snowdon.

Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team was tasked with multiple incidents on Saturday (July 18).

As well as the rescue of the pensioner, a 23-year-old man was rescued on 'cragfast' on the East Ridge. The team was assisted by the Coastguard rescue helicopter, rescue 936.

At 5pm, the team were called to a 17-year-old with heat stroke on the top section of the Watkin Path.

Again the team was assisted by the Coastguard rescue helicopter, rescue 187 and RAF valley mountain rescue team.

Just before 8pm, the team were tasked to a 49-year-old man who had been hit by falling rocks on Clogwyn Du'r Arddu. Coastguard rescue helicopter, rescue 936, and RAF Valley mountain rescue team assisted.

Also on Saturday, just before 9pm, the team received a call from Cheshire police with concern for an overdue man missing on the Snowdon Rangers path.

Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team posted on Facebook: "The team would like the thank the troops of RAF Valley mountain rescue and the crews of Rescue 936 and Rescue 187 Coastguard rescue helicopter for all their help.

"The Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team is a fully voluntary organisation who respond to those in need on Snowdon and the surrounding mountains. The team is on-call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and relies entirely on donations from members of the public to carry out this essential life-saving rescue service."