Dog Saved From a Tight Spotby Dan Bailey - UKHillwalking.com Oct/2013
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A heartwarming shaggy dog story reached us today, after Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team spent Sunday afternoon poking about down a nasty-looking crevice in aid of a stuck sheepdog. It's more caving than climbing.
Chip had been wedged down the 25m-deep slot for 48 hours. Being skinny, the team's Rob Johnson tried a roped descent; but he wasn't quite skinny enough, and reached an impasse about halfway down to the dog. Local vet Kes was next to have a go, and in the video below it really looks like she risked getting stuck herself. After a lot of effort she finally managed to snag the dog's collar with a clipstick, and Chip was winched out unharmed. Then the team remembered Kes...
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