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Snowdonia tops are only for well equipped walkers, warden warns

Parts of Snowdonia’s high mountains are dangerous, a warden warned. National park staff pleaded with walkers not to head for the high peaks if th...

Rescuers' warnings as 'lucky' Snowdon walker falls 150ft through cornice

A man who fell more than 150 feet from Wales’s highest mountain was very lucky not to have fallen further, rescuers said.

Injured Snowdonia walker airlifted after Y Gribin slip

A walker was airlifted to hospital after falling while coming down a Snowdonia mountain. The 73-year-old slipped on wet grass while descending Y Gr...

Warning of Tryfan's challenges as three rescued in night operation

A mountain rescuer has warned of the difficulties of navigating on a Snowdonia mountain after the rescue of three walkers lasting almost nine hours.

One man and his dog rescued after going astray on Tryfan

A walker and his dog were rescued from a Snowdonia mountain after getting lost in poor weather. The man, from Leeds, called for help after straying...

Search for injured Y Garn walker ends in discovery of mystery dog

A search for a fallen walker by a Snowdonia mountain rescue turned up a mystery dog. Members of the Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Organisation could...

Rescuers: kayaker's equipment saved his life after falling into Afon Colwyn

Mountain rescuers called out to search for a missing kayaker on Snowdonia river said his buoyancy aid and wetsuit saved his life.

Injured walker airlifted after slip on Snowdon

A walker was airlifted from Wales’s highest mountain after injuring his knee when he slipped. Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team was called out this ...

Amber warnings issued as storms due to return to hills on Friday

The Met Office has issued an amber severe weather warning of storm-force winds across north Wales and northern England for Friday.

Walker airlifted to hospital after 50ft fall on Tryfan

A man was airlifted from a Snowdonia mountain after falling 50ft and suffering serious injuries. Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Organisation was aler...

Snowdon walker airlifted after being injured in avalanche

A walker was airlifted to hospital after being caught in an avalanche on Wales’s highest mountain. The man was struck by the avalanche on the Pyg...

Helmet saves Tryfan scrambler knocked out after 65ft fall

A man who was knocked unconscious when he fell 65ft from a scrambling route in Snowdonia was saved from serious injury by his helmet.

Two teams in rescue of hypothermic Snowdon walker in jeans and trainers

A hypothermic walker wearing jeans and trainers was rescued from Wales’s highest mountain after getting lost.

Snowdonia walkers airlifted to hospital after lightning strike

Two walkers were airlifted to hospital after a lightning strike on a Snowdonia mountain. The men were close to the 905m (2,969ft) summit of Aran Fa...

Figures reveal rescue helicopters had quietest month in eight years

Britain’s military search and rescue helicopter crews had their quietest month for eight years last November.

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...

Picking up an outdoor gear bargain could save lives, says expert

Picking up a bargain in the post-Christmas sales could save your life, an expert said. Dewi Davies, one of Snowdonia national park’s senior warde...

Two die in rivers in Ambleside and Snowdonia as winter storm hits UK

Two people have died in incidents in rivers after a major winter storm brought torrential rain and high winds to much of Britain.


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