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Galen Reynolds and Sabrina Verjee post slender leads on first day of Dragon's Back Race

Canadian runner Galen Reynolds held a slender lead at the end of the first day of the Berghaus Dragon’s Back Race.

Runners from 32 nations will line up for biggest Dragon's Back Race yet

Runners from 32 nations will line up in north Wales on Monday for the start of the event claimed to be the world’s toughest five-day mountain race.

Cwm Idwal climber airlifted after suffering head injuries in 20ft fall

A climber was airlifted from a Snowdonia mountain after knocking himself out in a fall while descending from a route.

Camper calls for mountain rescue help after breaking tent pole on Glyder Fach

A camper requested help from mountain rescuers after his tent pole broke on a Snowdonia mountain. The man called from the summit of Glyder Fach on ...

Rescuers in 7½-hour operation to aid walker injured in 50ft fall on Tryfan

A walker was rescued from a Snowdonia mountain after suffering multiple injuries in a fall. Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Organisation members were ...

'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...

Nicky Spinks runs double Paddy Buckley Round as Wainwright date revealed

Top fellrunner and ultrarunner Nicky Spinks will give the annual Wainwright Society lecture this year.

Labour deputy Tom Watson launches Adventures 4 Health with Snowdon climb

A leading politician whose newly active life has transformed his health will climb Wales’s highest mountain to launch a campaign to get people active.

On test: two- to three-season walking boots reviewed

Twelve pairs of walking boots put to the test through extensive hoofing across the hills, but which scored best?.

Rescuers praise climbers after woman breaks wrist in Tryfan fall

Rescuers have praised a rock-climber for her efforts after she injured herself in a fall on a Snowdonia mountain.

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 ...

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