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North Wales Cave Rescue
NWCRO is responsible for underground search and rescue in the caves and mines of north Wales.
There are only a handful of sporting caves, mainly near Mold and Wrexham, the most prominent of which are:
- Ogof Hesp Alyn
- Ogof Hen Ffynhonnau
- Ogof Llyn Du
- Ogof Pool Parc
There are also numerous metal and slate mines. The more prominent mining areas are:
- Great Orme - copper mines
- Parys Mountain Anglesey - copper mine
- Snowdonia - several old copper mines
- Blaenau Ffestiniog - many extensive slate caverns
- Llanrwst - old lead mines
- Clwyd - extensive lead mines on Halkyn Mountain, the Alyn Valley and Minera Mountain
- Dolgellau - gold mines
- Corris - slate mines
Members of the NWCRO are drawn from four north Wales clubs, which are:
- Great Orme Exploration Society
- Grosvenor Caving Club
- North Wales Caving Club
- Parys Underground Group
NWCRO also welcomes individual team members who have an interest in the area.
There are generally at least two underground rescue practices and a number of surface or underground training sessions every year.