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Snowdonia wardens help bury bodies as winter claims 40 mountain ponies

The harsh, prolonged winter conditions have led to the death of at least 40 mountain ponies in Snowdonia.

The outdoors world in 2012: our backward glance at the year past

Our rearward glance at a news-packed 2012 includes, as always, tragedy as well as uplifting stories of the great outdoors, and a few oddities.

Man who died on Snowdonia mountain is identified

The man whose body was found on a Snowdonia mountain has been named. Walkers found the remains of Wayne Edward Mitchell on Cadair Idris last month...

Five will tackle Snowdon in memory of friend who died on mountain

Five men will walk to the top of Wales’s highest mountain in memory of a friend who fell to his death on the hill earlier this year.

The great outdoors in 2011: the year in view

Our customary look-back at the past year provides a mix of triumph and controversy; tragedy and humour, with a few heroic acts.

Bleaklow from Longdendale

Pity poor Bleaklow. Few have a good word to say about this boggy hulk, glowering above the busy valley of Longdendale, itself a victim of human engine...

Climber dies after gully fall in Snowdonia

A climber had died after falling from a winter route in Snowdonia. The man, in his 40s, was tackling a gully in Cwm Lloer between Pen Yr Ole Wen an...

Snowdonia death-fall walker named

A walker who died after falling 50m (170ft) from a Snowdonia mountain at the weekend has been named. Graham Bunn, 46, of Stockton on Tees, County D...

Accident verdicts on two Snowdonia walkers

Verdicts of accidental death were recorded on two walkers who fell to their deaths in separate incidents in Snowdonia.

Plea to Snowdon walkers after mother and son rescued in 70mph winds

A woman and her son suffering from hypothermia were airlifted from Wales’s highest mountain after losing their way.

Crib y Ddysgl death-fall woman named as Anna Campiche

The woman who died after falling from a Snowdonia mountain has been named as Anna Campiche. Ms Campiche, 26, of Kidderminster, Worcestershire, was ...

Walkers find man's body on Snowdonia mountain

A man’s body has been found by walkers on a Snowdonia mountain. The remains were found on Cadair Idris in the South of the national park yesterda...

Snowdon death-fall walker named

The walker whose body was found by mountain rescuers on Snowdon earlier this week has been named. Stuart Tyrer, 23, of Cheadle Hulme in Greater Man...

Walker who died in Snowdonia avalanche is named

The man who died in a fall from a Snowdonia mountain on Saturday has been named. Martin Richard Coleman, 36, from the village of Bodfari, Denbighsh...

Climber who died in Snowdonia gully fall is named

The climber who died in a fall in Snowdonia on Saturday has been named. Stephen John Williamson, 59, of Northop, Flintshire, was fatally injured in...

2010 in retrospect: join us in a look back at the outdoors year

As the year draws to a close, we take a look back at the events that have shaped the events in 2010. From tragedy to triumph, heartbreak to ecstasy, t...

Athlete knocks off five ascents of Snowdon to raise charity cash

An endurance athlete made five ascents of Wales’s highest mountain in less than 24 hours – with an 18kg (40lb) rucksack on his back.

Silence will mark Fellsman start in memory of Tracy

A minute’s silence will precede the start of one of England’s toughest long-distance races in memory of a regular competitor who was killed earlier this year.


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