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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.

North Wales rescue teams treat youngsters to mountain adventure day

Mountain rescuers in north Wales treated disabled and disadvantaged youngsters to a day in the great outdoors.

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...

Two rescues on Tryfan among busy weekend of callouts for Ogwen Valley team

Rescuers were twice called out to walkers stuck on the same mountain route in Snowdonia at the weekend.

Ogwen Valley rescuers light up Tryfan to celebrate 50th anniversary

A rescue team and its supporters lit up a Snowdonia mountain in a spectacular display to celebrate its 50th anniversary.

Family of four rescued after getting stuck on Tryfan

A family of four was rescued after getting stuck on steep ground on a Snowdonia peak. Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Organisation was called out yest...

Tryfan walker clinging to Adam and Eve among nine ill prepared rescued walkers

Poorly equipped and ill prepared walkers kept mountain rescuers busy over the weekend in Snowdonia. One woman had to be rescued from Tryfan in high...

Man airlfited from Bristly Ridge after breaking leg in fall

A man was airlifted to hospital after breaking his leg in a fall on a Snowdonia scrambling route. His fellow walkers splinted his leg but called fo...

Relief for Tryfan pair as they are told mountain rescue is free

Two men from eastern Europe who had to be brought to safety from a Snowdonia mountain were relieved when they were told there would be no charge for the rescue.

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.

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.

RAF crews and mountain rescuers mark end of service with meal on top of Tryfan

Members of a Snowdonia mountain rescue team shared a formal dinner with RAF colleagues – on top of a 3,000ft peak.

Walker rescued from Glyder Fach after dislocating shoulder

A walker was rescued after slipping and dislocating his shoulder on a Snowdonia mountain. The man was walking on Glyder Fach with two colleagues ye...

RAF Valley Sea King carries out 10,000th rescue on busy Snowdonia Saturday

The crew of the search and rescue Sea King helicopter based at RAF Valley on Anglesey carried out the flight’s 10,000th rescue over the weekend when it went to the aid of an injured walker.

Two hypothermic walkers rescued after unplanned night on wintry Y Garn

Two men were airlifted to hospital suffering from hypothermia after having to spend the night on a Snowdonia mountain.

Injured climber's calls heard by walkers as he crawled from Snowdonia crag

A climber was rescued after two walkers heard his cries for help as he crawled from a Snowdonia crag after falling.

'Investigation may be needed' after man airlifted in 33rd Tryfan rescue

A mountain rescuer said there may need to be an investigation into why so many incidents happen on a Snowdonia mountain.

Two separated scramblers report each other missing on Snowdonia ridge

Mountain rescuers were called out to a pair of men scrambling on a Snowdonia mountain after each one phoned to say the other was missing.


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