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Race team urges walkers to hit the hills to see the Lakes Sky Ultra race action

Organisers of the inaugural Lakes Sky Ultra race are encouraging spectators to hit the hills to see competitors tackle the course.

Police seek witnesses after nine-year-old boy 'assaulted' on Snowdon

Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident on Wales’s highest mountain. North Wales Police said a nine-year-old boy was allegedly hit acro...

Hill sleuths go in search of truth about Welsh nuttall Moelwyn Mawr

Will a Snowdonia hill top's status survive scrutiny from a trio of mountain surveyors?...

Tryfan climbers rescued after man spends five hours on summit waiting for pair

A climber called out mountain rescue after waiting five hours on a Snowdonia summit when his two companions got lost on a route.

YHA offers budget hostelling deals to tempt families during school holidays

A hostelling charity is offering budget breaks for families during the summer holiday. YHA has 38 venues in areas ranging from Snowdonia, the Lake ...

Two teams rescue dog stuck down north Wales mineshaft

Mountain rescuers came to the aid of a dog owner after her animal found itself in a hole. A woman and her teenage son were walking their jack russe...

New civilian helicopter rescues injured Snowdonia walker on first day of service

North Wales’s new civilian search and rescue helicopter was called into service on the first day of its operations.

Dragon's Back Race field sets off for five days of hard running down Wales's spine

A group of hardy runners set out this morning at the start of one of the country’s toughest endurance races.

Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team put out of action as thieves damage three vehicles

A mountain rescue team has been put out of action after thieves damaged three of its vehicles. Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team, one of the busiest i...

'Bring your cowbells' say organisers of gnarly, hardcore Lakes Sky Ultra race

Runners in a new skyrunning event in the Lake District are being promised it will be ‘gnarly, hardcore and awesome’.

Bear Grylls will open Aberglaslyn rescue team's new base in Porthmadog

A world-famous adventurer is due to become an honorary member of a mountain rescue team after opening its new base today.

Profits from Cicerone Nepal trekking book will help earthquake survivors

Profits from a new guidebook to trekking in Nepal will go to help charities in the Himalayan country dealing with the aftermath of the recent earthquakes.

Budget cuts force Snowdonia to close three information centres over winter

Snowdonia national park will keep only one of its information centres open all year round, following funding cuts of almost 14 per cent.

Open Spaces Society celebrates 150 years of access 'battle honours'

Britain’s oldest national conservation organisation has produced a list of more than 100 ‘battle honours’ as it prepares to mark its 150th anniversary.

Ogwen Valley rescuers seek walkers for eighth Oggie 8 challenge

A mountain rescue team is on the lookout for hillwalkers and runners to help it celebrate its 50th anniversary.

Pavel Paloncy out of Dragon's Back Race after fall as one runner admits: 'I feared for my life'

One of the favourites in the gruelling Berghaus Dragon’s Back race has had to drop out after he was injured in a fall.

Mountain council helps fund website to reduce Three Peaks Challenge problems

A mountaineering body has provided cash for a website that aims to reduce problems caused by people tackling a popular walking challenge.

Rescuer captures old and new as RAF Sea King passes Coastguard helicopter

A rescue team leader managed to capture the old and the new as he was joined by volunteers from across Snowdonia for a training session.

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