Helicopter aids climbers rescue

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Two climbers were rescued from Cir Mhor last Saturday evening after they became cragfast in thick clagg.

The Arran Mountain Rescue Team was called out at around 8.10pm after the climbers became stuck on a crag.

Thanks to the help of HM Coastguard rescue helicopter, the mountain rescue team was quickly transported to the saddle and from there made its way to the top of Cir Mohr to above the area where the climbers were cragfast.

A rescue team spokesman said: ‘A rope was lowered down and both climbers were then able to make their way safely to the team’s location above where they were assisted down off the hill and back into Glen Rosa. Both were thankfully unharmed.’