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Walker dies after falling on Snowdon

A walker has died after falling on Wales’s highest mountain. North Wales Police received several calls from people on the Pyg Track on Snowdon on...

Injured man lowered 500m down Tryfan gully before being airlifted to hospital

An injured walker was lowered 500m in a stretcher in a complex rescue before being airlifted from a Snowdonia mountain.

Aberdyfi rescuers say ill prepared charity walkers transfer burden to teams

Rescuers in Snowdonia pleaded with charity walkers not to transfer their financial burden to the volunteer teams, which are themselves charities.

Couple rescued after getting lost on Cadair Idris as night fell

A couple who got lost on a Snowdonia mountain as darkness fell were brought to safety by rescuers. Aberdyfi Search and Rescue Team said the man and...

Rescuers respond twice in four hours to walkers stuck on Tryfan's West Face

Rescuers were called out twice in less than four hours to aid walkers stuck on the West Face of Tryfan.

'Lucky escape' for walkers rescued after straying on to Idwal Slabs climbing route

A group of hillwalkers was rescued after straying on to a climbing route on a Snowdonia mountain. The three men called for help when they could mov...

Three lost teens rescued from Cadair Idris after taking wrong path

Three walkers were rescued after calling for help when they got lost on a Snowdonia mountain. The youths had camped near the Penygadair summit on C...

Police and rescuers urge Snowdonia hillgoers to stay safe as lockdown eased

Police and mountain rescuers appealed to hillgoers in north Wales to stay safe and be responsible. The plea came ahead of the first weekend followi...

Yorkshire Dales visitors can 'clear their heads' but Cumbria not ready for large influx

National park bosses in the Yorkshire Dales said the area would be a place where key workers and members of households could come to exercise over the coming bank holiday weekend.

Adventurer Alex Staniforth completes 9½-day National Three Peaks charity run

An adventurer and campaigner is recovering after narrowly missing breaking the record for ascents of the National Three Peaks, running between the mountains.

Authorities in Wales warn bank holiday fly-campers face penalties

Authorities and conservation bodies in Wales have appealed to visitors to stick to designated campsites over the bank holiday weekend.

Snowdonia bosses introduce pre-booking for Pen-y-pass weekend car park users

Visitors wanting to use the Pen-y-pass car park in Snowdonia at weekends will have to pre-book a place.

Injured man and reluctant dog rescued in two Snowdonia incidents

A man was airlifted from a Snowdonia mountainside after injuring his ankle. Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Organisation members were called out at 8a...

Scafell Pike walkers rescued after sheltering in Sty Head stretcher box

Three teenagers were rescued after getting into difficulties attempting the ascent of Scafell Pike in poor weather.

Emergency parking measures introduced around Snowdon after weekend chaos

One of the most popular car parks for walkers setting off to ascend Wales’s highest mountain will be closed at weekends.

Team uses phone tech to limit rescuer numbers after pair get lost on Cadair Idris

Rescuers used phone technology to help guide two lost walkers from a Snowdonia mountain. Aberdyfi Search and Rescue Team put the PhoneFind system i...

Three rescued from Tryfan scramble were told it was 'easier than Snowdon'

A group of walkers were rescued from a Snowdonia mountain the day after travel restrictions were eased for Wales.

Aberdyfi team uses Covid-19 protocols during callout to teen stuck on steep ground

Rescuers in Snowdonia were called out to bring to safety a teenager who was stuck on a steep slope. Aberdyfi Search and Rescue Team put in place it...


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