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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.

The great outdoors in 2011: the year in view

Our customary look-back at the past year provides a mix of triumph and controversy; tragedy and humour, with a few heroic acts.

Bleaklow from Longdendale

Pity poor Bleaklow. Few have a good word to say about this boggy hulk, glowering above the busy valley of Longdendale, itself a victim of human engine...

Climber dies after gully fall in Snowdonia

A climber had died after falling from a winter route in Snowdonia. The man, in his 40s, was tackling a gully in Cwm Lloer between Pen Yr Ole Wen an...

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...

Accident verdicts on two Snowdonia walkers

Verdicts of accidental death were recorded on two walkers who fell to their deaths in separate incidents in Snowdonia.

Every rescuer's nightmare: Mayday! Helicopter down

As mountain rescue teams raise their profile with a series of May Day bank holiday events, a member of the Ogwen Valley team recalls the team's worst nightmare: a mayday message from the helicopter carrying an injured climber they have just rescued.

Walker finds man's body in Snowdonia pool

The body of a man was found by a walker at a Snowdonia beauty spot. Members of the Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Organisation were called to the sit...

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..

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...

Walker who died in Snowdonia avalanche is named

The man who died in a fall from a Snowdonia mountain on Saturday has been named. Martin Richard Coleman, 36, from the village of Bodfari, Denbighsh...

Climber who died in Snowdonia gully fall is named

The climber who died in a fall in Snowdonia on Saturday has been named. Stephen John Williamson, 59, of Northop, Flintshire, was fatally injured in...

2010 in retrospect: join us in a look back at the outdoors year

As the year draws to a close, we take a look back at the events that have shaped the events in 2010. From tragedy to triumph, heartbreak to ecstasy, t...

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.

Silence will mark Fellsman start in memory of Tracy

A minute’s silence will precede the start of one of England’s toughest long-distance races in memory of a regular competitor who was killed earlier this year.

Man whose body was found by Snowdonia walker named

The man whose body was found by a walker earlier this week at a Snowdonia beauty spot has been named.

Inquest opened on walker who fell from Snowdonia mountain

An inquest was opened today on a walker who fell to his death from a Snowdonia mountain last week. Derren Barber of Bognor Regis, West Sussex, died...

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..

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