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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.

Clean-up organisation Respect the Mountains to fold after EU grant bid failure

A group that organises mountain clean-ups each year across Europe has announced it will fold in the autumn.

Snowdonia litter pickers find disarded parking meter and rubbish-filled tent

A parking meter and a tent filled with rubbish were among almost half a ton of litter cleared from a national park by outdoor fans at the weekend.

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...

Mountain rescuers risk their lives to save swimmer as two die in Llanberis river

Two men have died after getting into difficulties while swimming in a Snowdonia river. Two others were taken to hospital after the incident at the ...

Woman dies after falling from crags on Tryfan's North Ridge

A woman has died after falling from a mountain in Snowdonia. The 70-year-old walker was found at the base of crags on Tryfan after her partner made...

Experts warn holiday walkers of dangers of Ben Nevis winter conditions

Mountain experts are warning bank holiday walkers that conditions on Britain’s highest peak are still challenging.


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