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Snowdonia bosses close car parks in reponse to flouting of lockdown rules

Snowdonia’s national park bosses have closed all the authority’s car parks. The move came in response to widespread flouting of lockdown rules ...

Welsh authorities plead: don't try to travel to our national parks

National park bosses in the Wales are urging the public to stick to the latest lockdown guidelines. Authorities in the three national parks pleaded...

Walker airlifted from Tryfan after injuring himself in fall

A walker was airlifted to hospital after injuring himself in a fall on a Snowdonia mountain. The man was part of a group of two couples and a frien...

Wales closes to visitors as much of UK faces stricter lockdown measures

Wales will be out of bounds to visiting outdoor enthusiasts from Friday, and other parts of the UK will be subject to increased restrictions due to the coronavirus crisis.

Wales bans high-risk UK residents from travelling to low-coronavirus countryside

Much of Wales’s countryside is now out of bounds to large numbers of visitors from the rest of the UK.

Lost Cadair Idris walkers' descent 'could have become serious incident'

A group of walkers lost on Cadair Idris in Snowdonia risked a more serious incident when they followed a gully on their descent.

Parts of Snowdonia to be subject to travel ban as government lockdown extended

Parts of Snowdonia national park will be put into lockdown from Thursday evening. The Welsh Government has announced four authority areas in north ...

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.

Chance meeting as rescuer comes across lost ill-equipped Cadair Idris walker

Rescuers in Snowdonia said a lost walker was fortunate a team member came across him by chance. The 41-year-old got into difficulties in winter con...

Rescuers in seven-hour operation to aid Cadair Idris walker with head injury

A walker was airlifted to hospital after suffering a head injury on a Snowdonia mountain. The woman, in her 40s and from Anglesey, was crossing the...

Runaway dog Betsy rescued after spending three nights on Cadair Idris

A missing dog was rescued after spending three nights on a Snowdonia mountain. Betsy, a small pointer cross, slipped her harness and escaped her ow...

Stuck charity walkers on Cadair Idris place burden on charity rescue team

A team that went to the aid of charity walkers in Snowdonia pointed out that callouts place an extra burden on rescuers who are themselves a charity.

Ogwen team uses specialist app after What3words places stuck pair four miles away

Rescuers used a specialised smartphone system to locate two walkers stuck in a Snowdonia gully after the What3words system placed them in a quarry four miles away.

Dog rescued by team after falling into Snowdonia gully

Rescuers went to the aid of a dog whose owner feared the worst after it fell into a gully in Snowdonia.

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.


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