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The outdoors year in view: our look back through 2015's triumphs, tragedies and curiosities

The year provided plenty of outdoor adventures, not least provided by Mother Nature herself, as exceptional weather became the norm.

Rescuers warn walkers against taking perilous wintry route down Snowdon railway

Walkers on Wales’s highest mountain have been warned against following railway tracks when leaving the summit.

Llanberis team founder John Ellis Roberts dies in climbing fall

One of the founders of a Snowdonia mountain rescue team has died in a climbing accident in the Llanberis Pass.

The great outdoors in 2013: our look back at the events of the year

'Sheepwrecked fells', a porcupine, octupus and bottled vole: the outdoors can be a surprising place...

The outdoors world in 2012: our backward glance at the year past

Our rearward glance at a news-packed 2012 includes, as always, tragedy as well as uplifting stories of the great outdoors, and a few oddities.

Five will tackle Snowdon in memory of friend who died on mountain

Five men will walk to the top of Wales’s highest mountain in memory of a friend who fell to his death on the hill earlier this year.

Snowdonia death-fall walker named

A walker who died after falling 50m (170ft) from a Snowdonia mountain at the weekend has been named. Graham Bunn, 46, of Stockton on Tees, County D...

Welsh gear firm warns climbers to stop using cam

Llanberis-based climbing gear manufacturer DMM has warned climbers to stop using one of its cams that could develop cracks in its metal.

Tragedy and triumph: the outdoor world in 2009

As the decade which seems to have become known as the noughties packed its bags and prepared for the trip into history, its final days had a familiar ring: winter catching out climbers and walkers, with tragic consequences..

'Incredibly fortunate' walker escapes with minor injuries in 100ft Snowdon fall

A walker who fell 100ft from Wales’s highest mountain was described by rescuers as incredibly fortunate.

The outdoors year in view: our look back at the events of 2014

Here's grough's look over the shoulder at 12 months' of outdoor action...

Dylan Arwel Rattray named as 21-year-old who fell to his death on Snowdon

A walker who fell to his death on Wales’s highest mountain has been named. Dylan Arwel Rattray, 21, fell 150m (500ft) on Snowdon on Good Friday a...

Plea to Snowdon walkers after mother and son rescued in 70mph winds

A woman and her son suffering from hypothermia were airlifted from Wales’s highest mountain after losing their way.

Crib y Ddysgl death-fall woman named as Anna Campiche

The woman who died after falling from a Snowdonia mountain has been named as Anna Campiche. Ms Campiche, 26, of Kidderminster, Worcestershire, was ...

Snowdon death-fall walker named

The walker whose body was found by mountain rescuers on Snowdon earlier this week has been named. Stuart Tyrer, 23, of Cheadle Hulme in Greater Man...

Athlete knocks off five ascents of Snowdon to raise charity cash

An endurance athlete made five ascents of Wales’s highest mountain in less than 24 hours – with an 18kg (40lb) rucksack on his back.

Tragedy and triumph: the outdoor world in 2009 (continued)

As the decade which seems to have become known as the noughties packed its bags and prepared for the trip into history, its final days had a familiar ring: winter catching out climbers and walkers, with tragic consequences..

Winter brings closure to Snowdon summit cafe

Exhausted walkers hoping for a cup of tea and a comfort break after slogging up Wales’s highest mountain will be disappointed.

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