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Review: Risking Life and Limb

Judy Whiteside's look back at the first 50 years of the Ogwen Valley team gives a comprehensive insight into the tragedies, triumphs, quirks and humour of mountain rescue in Snowdonia and beyond.

Civilian rescue helicopter crews clock up 500th rescue with Tryfan airlift

The UK’s civilian rescue helicopter service has reached a milestone with its 500th operation. The Coastguard’s Caernarfon-based aircraft rescue...

Elderly pair rescued after following 'easy ascent' route on Tryfan North Ridge

An elderly couple had to be rescued after getting into difficulties on a Snowdonia mountain. The 80-year-old man from Powys and his wife, in her la...

Rescuers bitten by dog after walker falls 160ft with pet on Tryfan

Two team members needed medical treatment after a being bitten in a rescue involving a man and dog who fell on a Snowdonia scrambling route.

Woman dies after falling from Tryfan scrambling route

A woman has died after falling from a scrambling route on a Snowdonia mountain. The walker, in her early 50s and from the Stockport area, was comin...

The outdoors year in view: our look back through 2015's triumphs, tragedies and curiosities

The year provided plenty of outdoor adventures, not least provided by Mother Nature herself, as exceptional weather became the norm.

Two climbers rescued from Tryfan after getting stuck in the dark

Two climbers received some gentle advice after having to be rescued when they got stuck on crag on a Snowdonia mountain.

Walker airlifted after injuring leg on Tryfan descent

A walker was rescued from the slopes of a Snowdonia mountain after injuring her leg. The 60-year-old was forced to abandon her attempts to walk to ...

11-year-old boy and dad rescued after getting stuck on Tryfan

A boy had to be rescued after getting stuck on steep ground on a Snowdonia mountain. The 11-year-old and his father, from Cardiff, got into difficu...

Review: Chris Bonington Mountaineer

A new edition of Sir Chris Bonington's autobiography charts a remarkable 63-year-long life of mountaineering and adventure by one of Britain's elder statesmen of the mountains.

Wanted: intrepid hillwalkers willing to tackle Striding Edge by torchlight

It’s a classic Lakeland ridge that’s on the to-do list of many hillwalkers. Striding Edge’s grade-one scramble leading to England’s third-h...

Hillwalker knocked unconsious and trapped by boulder after Snowdonia rockfall

A walker was injured when he was trapped under a rock dislodged by one of his companions on a Snowdonia mountainside.

Walker, 80, airlifted from Tryfan after fall from scrambling route

A man was airlifted from a Snowdonia mountain after suffering cuts to the head in a fall. The 80-year-old was scrambling near the summit of Tryfan ...

Ogwen rescuers fail to find 'Hounds of Llewelyn' after blood trail spotted

Rescuers in Snowdonia were called out to investigate a mystery trail of blood on a mountain. Two walkers on Carnedd Llewelyn made the discovery on ...

Climbers discover body of fallen walker on Tryfan

A man has died after falling 100ft on a Snowdonia mountain. Two climbers discovered the body of the walker, who it is believed may have lain on Try...

Mountain Leader group aids fallen walker as rescuers called out to Tryfan

A walker was helped by a group undertaking Mountain Leader training after he fell on a Snowdonia mountain.

Two airlifted from Snowdonia mountains after suffering facial injuries

Two walkers were airlifted from Snowdonia mountains after injuring themselves in separate incidents. Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Organisation was ...

Tryfan walker Stephen Longfellow 'fell some distance' to his death

Rescuers have revealed how they found the body of an experienced walker who had fallen on a Snowdonia mountain.

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