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Rescuers' map plea after lost walkers spend nine hours on Snowdonia hill

Rescuers impressed on walkers the need to take a map and compass after going to the aid of a woman and her mother who spent nine hours on a Snowdonia hillside.

Rescuers praise walker for effort to walk off Tryfan after gashing leg

A walker with a bad leg injury was praised by rescuers for his efforts in making his way down a Snowdonia mountain after falling.

Walker raises alarm via Facebook after finding dehydrated man on Cadair Idris

A walker on a Snowdonia mountain used Facebook to raise the alarm after finding a man in difficulties.

Rescuers praise passers-by who helped injured Snowdonia walker on Cadair Idris

Rescuers have praised passers-by who tried to help an injured walker on a Snowdonia mountain. The woman, in her late 60s, slipped and jarred her ba...

Walker suffering seizures airlifted from Cadair Idris in 6½-hour rescue

A walker was rescued from a Snowdonia mountain after falling ill. The 59-year-old was with a group of seven on Cadair Idris when he began having se...

Passer-by discovers body of walker on Tryfan

The body of a walker has been found by a passer-by on a Snowdonia mountain. A local man was making his way up the North Ridge of Tryfan when he mad...

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?.

Couple and six-year-old child rescued after getting lost on Cadair Idris

A couple and their six-year-old child were rescued from a Snowdonia mountain after panicking when they strayed on to steep ground.

Sir Chris Bonington joins appeal to raise £½m to save Snowdonia youth hostel

Hostelling charity YHA has enlisted the help of mountaineering elder statesman Sir Chris Bonington in a bid to raise half a million pounds to save a Snowdonia centre.

Rescuers called out after two Snowdonia walking groups stray on steep ground

Two groups of walkers were rescued in separate incidents after straying on to difficult ground on Snowdonia mountains.

Lightly clad Snowdonia walker rescued after getting lost on cloud-covered Carneddau

A lightly clad walker was rescued after getting lost in cool conditions on the Snowdonia mountains. The man called for help when he became disorien...

Mountain rescue chair Mike France and Chief Scout Bear Grylls receive honours

The chair of Mountain Rescue England and Wales has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

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 ...

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