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Climber Sir Chris Bonington: Britain's national parks need an injection of idealism

Mountaineering elder statesman Sir Chris Bonington has called for an injection of idealism into Britain’s national parks if they are to survive.

Man airlifted from Snowdonia mountainside after 200ft fall from scramble route

A man was airlifted from a Snowdonia mountain after tumbling 200ft while scrambling. Rescuers said he was a very lucky man whose injuries could hav...

BMC's Mend Our Mountains crowdfunding appeal launches with £150,000 target

The British Mountaineering Council has launched a major crowdfunding appeal to help boost its campaign to improve upland paths in Britain’s national parks.

Two teens airlifted from Cadair Idris in 'very challenging' conditions

Two teens were airlifted from a Snowdonia mountain in conditions rescuers described as ‘very challenging’.

Three new shelters opened as Mountain Bothies Association reveals £80,000 spend

The charity that looks after more than 100 mountain shelters across Britain said it spent £81,000 on maintaining them last year.

Information van will offer safety advice to Snowdon walkers

Walkers heading up Wales’s highest mountain will be offered safety advice from a new mobile service.

Two children among group rescued from Snowdonia cliff in five-hour operation

Two children were among four people rescued from a precarious position when they got stuck on a Snowdonia cliff.

Mend Our Mountains on track as appeal reaches a third of £1m target

The British Mountaineering Council said its appeal to raise a million pounds for path improvements on British hills is on track to meet its target.

Thinking of heading up Tryfan? Read this first

Tryfan's rocky ridges and easy access make it a popular target for walkers, but it's easy to get into difficulties.

Two Snowdonia walkers rescued from Tryfan as Storm Callum lashes mountain

Two walkers were rescued from a Snowdonia mountain as Storm Callum’s high winds and torrential rain lashed the hill.

Walker, 70, dies after falling on Snowdon

A walker has died after falling on Wales’s highest mountain. Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 3.35pm on Tuesday after police r...

Avalanche victim Matt Myerscough and Michael Murray summit 190 Welsh peaks

A man who survived being avalanched on Wales’s highest mountain has completed a marathon walk up the ‘Dragon’s Back’ to raise funds for the two teams that rescued him.

North Wales rescuers produce seven-point plan to keep hillgoers out of trouble

Rescuers in north Wales have produced a seven-point plan for hill-goers to follow to keep out of trouble as they await an influx of extra visitors over the bank holiday weekend.

Helicopter and train help rescuers reach walkers stuck on Snowdon cliffs

Rescuers hitched a lift on a helicopter and a train to reach two walkers stuck on cliffs on Wales’s highest mountain.

Aberdyfi team in eight-hour operation to rescue dad and daughter stuck on rockface

A man and his daughter were rescued from a Snowdonia mountain after getting stuck on a scrambling route.

Snowdon walker Steve Johnston dies in fall from Crib Goch

A walker has died after falling from a ridge on Wales’s highest mountain. Steve Johnston of London fell from Crib Goch on Snowdon on Saturday...

Public provide water for lost walkers in Cadair Idris 'adventure'

A group of overseas visitors expressed their gratitude to members of the public who shared water with them when they got lost on a Snowdonia mountain.

Man airlifted from Cadair Idris after suffering chest pains

A man was airlifted from a Snowdonia mountain after complaining of chest pains. Aberdyfi Search and Rescue Team was alerted about 12.15pm on Friday...

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