Rescuer captures old and new as RAF Sea King passes Coastguard helicopter

A rescue team leader managed to capture the old and the new as he was joined by volunteers from across Snowdonia for a training session.

08 June 2015

Barbecue and outdoor activities on offer for Snowdonia clean-up

Outdoor enthusiasts are being offered the chance to clean up the countryside in a national park and enjoy a range of activities.

17 May 2015

Outdoor fans urged to help clean up Snowdonia at Envirotrek event

A mountain leader is urging outdoor fans to help clean up Snowdonia after the recent hot spell led to an extra influx of visitors and the inevitable increase in rubbish left behind.

30 July 2014

Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team marks base's 40th anniversary

One of Britain’s busiest mountain rescue teams will today mark 40 years since its headquarters were officially set up as a rescue post.

30 August 2013

Hotel provides cash boost for rescue dogs

Specialist mountain rescuers received a boost for their coffers from a Snowdonia business. The Legacy Royal Hotel in Llanberis handed a cheque to m...

02 August 2012

Will Welsh peak be promoted to metric super league?

Wales could have a new ‘super mountain’ after a group of amateur hill sleuths turned their attention to a Snowdonia peak.

07 September 2010

Parking in the park: Snowdonia's gridlock under scrutiny

Up to 700,000 people slog up the main paths to Wales’s highest mountain every year, and the limited car parks in the area are bursting at the seams.

08 June 2010

Snowdon car-park charges heading for steep rise

The cost of parking your car at Snowdonia’s highest car park will be even steeper from spring. Pen y Pass, starting point for many a walker’s a...

10 February 2010

Helicopter joins search for missing walker

A major search is underway for a walker missing on Snowdon. Members of the Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team have been joined by handlers from the Sea...

21 July 2009

Snowdonia litter pickers find disarded parking meter and rubbish-filled tent

A parking meter and a tent filled with rubbish were among almost half a ton of litter cleared from a national park by outdoor fans at the weekend.

26 May 2015

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.

20 August 2014

North Wales slate quarry climbers warned after bolt failure

Climbers are being warned that bolts in north Wales quarries could be dangerous and likely to fail. The British Mountaineering Council said a surve...

25 March 2014

Snowdonia charity walkers need to respect the mountains, say experts

Charity walkers on Wales’s highest mountains need to be prepared and fit for the challenge, experts warned.

04 June 2013

Busy path ahead as 600 runners expected for Snowdon race this summer

Entries for one of Britain’s biggest mountain races open on Thursday and organisers are expecting a scramble for places.

28 February 2012

Snowdon runners on track as train halts for race

A mountain train service will come to a halt this afternoon to allow runners to use its tracks. The Snowdon Mountain Railway will suspend services ...

24 July 2010

Quids in for walkers and climbers on Snowdonia buses

Walkers and climbers in Snowdonia will be quids in with a scheme offering bus trips into the heart of the mountains for just a pound.

21 March 2010

Search continues for man missing in Snowdonia

Police today renewed their appeal to walkers who may have seen a man who has been missing since Monday.

23 July 2009


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