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Team warns of winter's return after couple rescued from Snowdon

Rescuers are warning hillgoers in Snowdonia that winter has returned to the area’s mountains. Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team said walkers heading...

BMC and rescuers criticise 'unprecedented' Snowdonia 'closed mountains' message

The British Mountaineering Council has criticised a national park authority which urged hillgoers to stay away from its peaks.

Injured climber airlifted from Snowdon after falling 75ft in avalanche

A climber was airlifted to hospital after breaking an ankle when he was caught in an avalanche on Wales’s highest mountain.

Calls for help to north Wales rescue teams increased in 2018

Calls for help to north Wales’s volunteer mountain rescuers increased in 2018. The area’s six teams were alerted to more than 500 incidents las...

Man dies on Snowdon after walkers report rockfall

A man has died after a fall on Wales’s highest mountain. Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team was alerted by members of the public who reported seeing ...

Hill sleuths' survey reveals true values of Snowdonia peak Foel Penolau

Myrddyn Phillips and his colleague Aled Williams go weaselling in the boulders of in a quest to find out whether the rocky peak measures up.

BMC Mend Our Mountains appeal passes £½m mark

The British Mountaineering Council’s million-pound bid to raise cash for footpath repairs has passed the halfway mark.

British summer time's ending – dig out your ice-axe

Dig out the ice-axe and crampons, winter’s on its way, experts have warned. With early snow beginning to cover high ground, Mountaineering Scotla...

Rescuers spend three hours searching for Cadair Idris walkers after panic attack

Mountain rescuers spent more than three hours searching a Snowdonia peak for a pair of walkers who got into difficulties in bad weather.

'Tolkeinesque' Dragon's Back photo comes top in national parks 70th anniversary contest

A ‘Tolkein-esque’ view of a Peak District hill has been judged top photo in a competition marking the 70th anniversary of the foundation of national parks in England and Wales.

Stay off Snowdonia's mountains during severe weather say national park bosses

National park bosses in Snowdonia are urging mountaineers to stay off the area’s peaks. Mountain rescuers backed the national park authority’s ...

Walkers guided to safety after getting lost in fog on Cadair Idris

Two walkers were guided to safety from Cadair Idris after getting lost in hill fog. The pair called for help on Thursday from the Snowdonia peak af...

Man airlifted after falling while scrambling on Tryfan with eight-year-old son

A man was airlifted to hospital after injuring himself in a fall on Tryfan. The walker, from south-east England, was with his partner and eight-yea...

Snowdonia walkers and climbers warned of boulder hazard on Tryfan

Walkers and climbers are being warned of a potentially hazardous boulder on the slopes of Tryfan in Snowdonia.

Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team celebrates 50 years of 'helping others in need'

One of Britain’s busiest mountain rescue teams will celebrate its 50th anniversary this weekend. The Llanberis team, whose patch includes Snowdon...

Walker dies after collapsing on Snowdon

A walker has died after collapsing on Wales’s highest mountain. Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 10.15am on Sunday that the man w...

Mother and son airlifted from Cadair Idris after getting into difficulties in dark

A mother and son were airlifted from a Snowdonia mountain after getting lost in the dark. Rescuers believed the walkers were uninjured but called i...

Climber Sir Chris Bonington: Britain's national parks need an injection of idealism

Mountaineering elder statesman Sir Chris Bonington has called for an injection of idealism into Britain’s national parks if they are to survive.

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