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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.

Welsh national parks warn driving to reach exercise locations still forbidden

Wales’s three national park authorities are urging the UK public to comply with rules restricting visits.

National parks repeat 'stay at home' message as Johnson hints at lockdown easing

Police and national park authorities are urging people to stay at home over the bank holiday weekend, emphasising Covid-19 restrictions remain in place.

Climbing legend Joe Brown dies, aged 89

Renowned rock-climber and mountaineer Joe Brown has died, aged 89. Among Brown’s achievements in a long climbing career were the joint first asce...

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...

Boris Johnson eases English rules to allow driving to exercise locations

People in England will be permitted to drive to destinations to take their exercise from Wednesday. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson made the announ...

Police plea to walkers: don't look for loopholes to justify travel to other areas

Outdoor enthusiasts are again being urged to stay at home over the weekend, as the coronavirus lockdown continues.

Mountaineering council considers 'virtual' annual meeting during Covid-19 crisis

The British Mountaineering Council is considering holding its annual meeting in a ‘virtual’ form this year.


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