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Mountain-top machine could save walkers' lives

A lifesaving defibrillator has been installed at the top of Wales’s highest mountain. The machine, which can be used on walkers suffering a heart...

Queen honours outdoors stalwarts

A mountain rescue stalwart has been appointed an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. Roger Jones, who for many years was leader of the Ogwen Val...

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..

Winter brings closure to Snowdon summit cafe

Exhausted walkers hoping for a cup of tea and a comfort break after slogging up Wales’s highest mountain will be disappointed.

Train crew brings child from windswept Snowdon summit

A two-year-old child was brought down from the summit of Wales’s highest mountain by train, after his father carried him to the peak in appalling weather.

Replacement for 'highest slum' finally opens on Snowdon

The replacement for the building once described as Wales’s highest slum was officially opened today – more than a year overdue.

Chess, Jethro and the Hafod: all in the latest Corrie

The strange connection between hillwalking and chess finds itself cheek-by-jowl with a discussion on the merits of Snowdon’s new cafe in the latest edition of the ‘hillzine’ The Angry Corrie.

2008: take a trip with us through the highs and lows of the year

In the slovenly hiatus between Santa’s return north and the alcoholic debauchery of the New Year, journalists traditionally have a problem: how to fill the space on their various publications when, well, not much happens..

Snowdon cafe schedule slips nine months

Building work on the new Snowdon summit cafe is now nine months behind schedule and the new mountain-top centre will not open until spring next year.

Anger and fury: the noise from the black stuff on Snowdon

There's gold in them thar hills, for journalists chasing silly-season 'fury' as political correctness envelops the slopes of Snowdon.

Snowdon summit building gains two awards

The mountain-top cafe and visitor centre on Wales’s highest peak has won an architectural award. Hafod Eryri, near the 1,085m (3,560ft) summit of...

Cafe closed at popular Snowdon centre

Walkers and climbers heading for Wales’s highest peak had better make sure they have a packed lunch.

Queues and litter blight Snowdon cafe, say campaigners

Snowdon’s new summit cafe is plagued by litter and long queues, according to a campaign group. The Snowdonia Society is asking for walkers’ vie...

Surveyors have new mountain cafe mapped

Snowdon’s new summit cafe will appear on maps from September after Ordnance Survey staff mapped the building.

Rescue colleague's tribute to man who helped so many in mountains

The mountain rescue team which lost one of its most experienced members in an accident in Snowdonia this week issued a tribute to him John Evans died while descending from Clogwyn y Grochan in the Llanberis Pass.

Man rescued from Snowdon for second time

The first time he was rescued from the top of Snowdon, he was described as lucky to be alive. But after a second rescue in five months from Wales...

Three Peakers save Snowdon man they 'thought was pile of rubbish'

Three walkers tackling the Three Peaks Challenge have won the praise of a mountain rescue team. The three went to the aid of an unconscious man at ...

Second policeman dies after Snowdon discovery

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