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Rescue helicopter winches injured walker from Cadair Idris

A walker was winched from a Snowdonia mountain after injuring herself when she slipped. A Coastguard helicopter flew to the scene on Cadair Idris a...

Snowdonia rescuers offer advice after Cwm Idwal caprine callout

Rescuers in Snowdonia have issued advice on identifying casualties after a recent caprine callout. Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Organisation was al...

Friends of Lake District say Ullock Moss car park conflicts national park policies

Campaigners say a proposed permanent car park near the foot of a popular Lakeland fell has polarised arguments.

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.

Man suffers vaccine effects during attempt to rescue daughter on Snowdonia mountain

A father on a rescue mission to aid his daughter on a Snowdonia mountain sparked a callout when he began to suffer from the effects of the Covid-19 vaccine.

Woman's safety warning after 15-minute Brecon Beacons walk becomes six-hour ordeal

walker has spoken of her terrifying experience getting lost on a Brecon Beacons hill. She urged others not to make the same mistake as she did –...

Police plea to public not to be tempted by Snowdonia's snowy peaks during lockdown

Police are urging people who may be tempted to travel to the Snowdonia mountains by the prospect of snow-covered peaks not to break Covid-19 regulations.

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.


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