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Rescuers guide 20 lost walkers to safety from hillside above Beddgelert

A group of 20 walkers had to be guided to safety by rescuers after getting lost on a Snowdonia hillside.

Second Snowdon walker injured in 'carbon copy' Pyg Track fall

A walker was injured in the second fall in two days at the same place on Wales’s highest mountain. Rescuers were called out about 1.10pm today af...

Night rescues for nine climbers and walkers on Snowdonia mountains

A group of climbers had to be rescued from a Snowdonia mountain after getting into difficulties. Four men and one woman were in a student group tac...

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.

Third rescue in three days as snow and ice catch out two Snowdon walkers

Rescuers were called out to Wales’s highest mountain for the third time in three days to help walkers caught out by winter conditions.

Snowdon walker suffers pelvis injury in 300ft fall on ice

A walker was airlifted from Wales’s highest mountain after falling more than 300ft. The 31-year-old from London was coming down from the 1,085m (...

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.


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