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Tent poles and traffic cone among finds in Llanberis rubbish clear-up

A haul of rubbish in a clean-up of a corner of Snowdonia included a traffic cone, tent poles, an empty whisky container and a CO2 capsule.

Climber who died in Tremadog crag fall named as Keith Waddell of Leeds

The climber who died in a fall at Tremadog in Snowdonia has been named as Keith Waddell. Mr Waddell, 50, of Leeds, fell while on the Valerie’s Ri...

Prince William to train as East Anglia air ambulance pilot

Prince William is to take up a new job as an air ambulance pilot, Kensington Palace has announced. The Duke of Cambridge, who is patron of Mountain...

Four rescued from Tryfan after straying on to steep crags

A mountain rescuer warned that increasing numbers of walkers are going astray on a Snowdonia mountain after four people were led to safety from a rescue blackspot after getting stuck on steep ground.

Stuart Kettell aims for Snowdon's summit – pushing sprout with his nose

A charity fundraiser is making a unique ascent of Wales’s highest mountain. West Midlands man Stuart Kettell is pushing a brussels sprout up Snow...

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.

Ogwen Valley rescue team looking for challenge event competitors

A Snowdonia mountain rescue team is on the lookout for adventurous runners and walkers who like a challenge.

Hill sleuth Myrddyn goes in search of the 'missing' Berwyn mountain

Amateur hill surveyor Myrddyn Phillips finally nails the height of a peak that was overlooked by OS until walkers stumbled across it 25 years ago.

Injured man airlifted from Carnedd Llewelyn after night on mountain

A man was rescued from a Snowdonia mountain after spending the night on the hill. The 77-year-old man was found by a passing walker at lunchtime on...

Mountain council: removing 'false' paths won't make Snowdon safer

Mountaineers say their views are being ignored by a national park trying to make Wales’s highest mountain ‘safe’.

Couple winched to safety after getting stuck in Bristly Ridge gully

A couple tackling an ascent in Snowdonia had to be winched from the mountain after getting stuck on difficult ground.

Climber dies in fall from Tremadog crags

A climber has died after falling at a popular Snowdonia crag. The man fell while climbing on Valerie's Rib on Craig Bwlch-y-Moch on Tuesday evening...

Body of man discovered by walker on Snowdon

The body of a missing walker has been found on Wales’s highest mountain. Another walker spotted the man near the summit of Snowdon yesterday...

Outdoor fans urged to help clean up Snowdonia at Envirotrek event

A mountain leader is urging outdoor fans to help clean up Snowdonia after the recent hot spell led to an extra influx of visitors and the inevitable increase in rubbish left behind.

Girl airlifted from Snowdonia mountain after 230ft fall

A girl was rescued from a Snowdonia mountain after surviving a 230ft fall from a ridge. The 17-year-old was with a group making her way down to the...

Father and son airlifted from Tryfan after getting stuck on climbing route

Two climbers had to be airlifted from a Snowdonia mountain after they got stuck. A man and his 24-year-old son, from Cheshire, were tackling the Gr...

Eight-stone rottweiler coaxed from Snowdonia cliff as walkers rescued

An eight-stone rottweiler had to be rescued from a Snowdonia crag after getting stuck with its owner.

Wainwright biographer Hunter Davies and rescuers hounoured by queen

Alfred Wainwright’s biographer and two mountain rescue volunteers have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

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