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Climbers Working With The RSPB

For Plas y Brenin instructors, Mike Raine and Carlo Forte, the last couple of days have been very different from their usual work of teaching mountain skills and rock climbing.

Working with The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) South Stack Reserve Warden, Dave Bateson, and Carnyx Films, they have been faced with the challenge of routing 140 metres of cabling down the sheer cliffs of Mousetrap Zawn (Gogarth) and installing two cameras. One to primarily cover a broken muddy ledge where puffins nest in burrows and another lower down, in a small cave just above the sea, by a Chough nesting site.

Full story on the Snowdonia Active Website



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