Two men and a women have been rescued from Carrauntoohil, Ireland’s highest mountain. The group had made it to within 200m of the 1038m summit when they became trapped in a gully. The mountain, part of the MacGillycuddy’s Reeks range in County Kerry, has been snow- and ice-bound for weeks
Several groups of experienced, well-equipped hikers have climbed the route in the winter conditions, but mountain rescue teams have advised that casual walkers avoid the high peaks. Read more: irishexaminer.com
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