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Hill sleuths attempt to get to bottom of confusion on Snowdon's height

A survey reveals Snowdon's height will remain the same, but at the same time thousands of walkers will climb an extra metre.

Praise for Tryfan walker who clambered down gully to help injured boyfriend

Rescuers praised a young woman who made her way down a slippery gully to raise the alarm after her boyfriend was seriously injured in a fall on a Snowdonia mountain.

Snowdon volunteers thanked for summer weekend work on mountain

A group of volunteers who spent summer weekends helping visitors to Wales’s highest mountain were thanked for their work.

Alan Hinkes joins national park head at reopening of Pen-y-Pass hostel

A record-breaking British mountaineer helped officially reopen a youth hostel more than 1,000ft up on a Snowdonia pass.

Walker airlifted to hospital from north Wales hillside after leg injury

An injured walker was airlifted to hospital after gashing his leg badly in a fall on a north Wales hillside.

Friends help injured walker from Snowdonia mountain

An injured walker was helped from a Snowdonia by his walking companions before being met by rescuers.

Climber injured in 30ft fall from Tremadog crag

A climber was rescued after falling more than 30ft from a crag where another man died a fortnight ago.

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.

Gathering of experts will put mountain charity challenges under spotlight

Charity challenge walks will come under the spotlight at a gathering organised by the British Mountaineering Council.

Man in bike leathers rescued after getting stuck on Snowdonia crag

A walker following handwritten notes had to be rescued after getting into difficulties on a Snowdonia mountainside.

Injured Tryfan walkers leave trail of blood before rescue

Two injured walkers were rescued after they left a trail of blood down a Snowdonia mountainside. The pair lost their way making their way down Tryf...

Warning as dislodged rock leads to 20ft fall for Tryfan scrambler

A mountain rescuer warned loose rocks are becoming more common on the hills, after a man was injured while scrambling on a Snowdonia peak.

Walker airlifted from Aberglaslyn Pass after dizzy spell leads to hip injury

A walker was airlifted to hospital after falling in Snowdonia. The woman, in her 50s, was walking on the Fisherman’s Path along the edge of Afon ...

Rescuers called out to three separate Tryfan incidents as walkers get stuck

A family group was rescued after getting stuck on a Snowdonia mountain. The four were tackling the North Ridge of Tryfan when they strayed on to st...

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...


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