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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.

Climber Andy Cave leads Peak celebrations to mark 10 years of access

Top climber Andy Cave led a walk on open access land to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the implementation of the ‘right to roam’.

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 ...

Ramblers 'overjoyed' as 2020 announced as England Coast Path end date

The country’s biggest walkers’ charity has welcomed the coalition Government’s announcement of a completion date for the England Coast Path.

Mountaineers warn delay on hilltracks rules could prompt rush to build more

Mountaineers have warned that delays in implementing new rules on hilltracks in Scotland could lead to a rush by landowners to beat the deadline.

New Black Diamond president Zeena Freeman lined up to take charge

Leading outdoor brand Black Diamond has appointed a woman it hopes will take over next year as its chief executive, replacing company co-founder Peter Metcalf.

Rockfall and second washed-away bridge block more Cairngorms routes

More problems for outdoor fans have been reported in the Highlands in the wake of the storms brought by the remnants of Hurricane Bertha.

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...

World's biggest potash mine planned next to Coast to Coast Walk route

A national park authority has received an application for the world’s biggest potash mine close to the route of Alfred Wainwright’s Coast to Coast Walk.

Pat Littlejohn and Mick Fowler appointed Mountaineering Council patrons

Two climbing veterans have been appointed patrons of the British Mountaineering Council. Pat Littlejohn and Mick Fowler join a select group that in...

Clare Balding meets Yorkshire Dales staff for Radio 4 Ramblings episode

Yorkshire Dales staff will feature in a BBC radio broadcast following a day spent with presenter Clare Balding.

Severely ill wild-camper among six callouts for busy Keswick rescue team

A man wild camping in the Lake District had to be airlifted to hospital after suffering severe abdominal pains.

Climbers' North Face survey prompts rethink on Ben Nevis's origins

A two-week survey carried out by mountaineers on the UK’s highest mountain may lead geologists to revise their theories on its origins.

Mick Fowler will lead attempt on first ascent of Hagshu North Face

A former Alpine Club president is planning to climb a taxing route never before successfully ascended in the Himalaya.

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’.

Lairig Ghru link route impassable after floods sweep away Luibeg bridge

Mountain experts are warning that walkers in the Cairngorms face difficulties after a bridge was washed away.

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...

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