Search parties and rescue dogs were called out after a pair of walkers got lost in clouds whilst hiking in the Brecon Beacons.

Central Beacons Mountain Rescue Team were called out to an incident at 6.30am this morning (June 28) along with Dyfed Powys Police to rescue two people off the Neuadd Ridge in Bannau Brycheiniog.

According to a spokesperson for the team the pair became disorientated by “the low cloud cover” on the mountain tops.


From the road in the valley below the ridge, a Search and Rescue Dog Association a South Wales dog handler and search dog Bran were “quickly deployed onto the mountain to commence the search”.

After this search teams began to assemble equipped with tracking equipment and waterproofs.

However just before all the search team were sent out the Incident Controller for the Central Beacons Mountain rescue team received a phone call from the missing people telling them “that they’d met with some passers-by who were able to escort them to the footpath they needed to get back to their car”.

A spokesperson for the team passed their thanks to the passers-by for their help.

Bran and his handler later returned off the mountain and the teams “returned to their base and  homes for breakfast”.