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Father and son airlifted from Tryfan after getting stuck on climbing route

Two climbers had to be airlifted from a Snowdonia mountain after they got stuck. A man and his 24-year-old son, from Cheshire, were tackling the Gr...

Eight-stone rottweiler coaxed from Snowdonia cliff as walkers rescued

An eight-stone rottweiler had to be rescued from a Snowdonia crag after getting stuck with its owner.

Wainwright biographer Hunter Davies and rescuers hounoured by queen

Alfred Wainwright’s biographer and two mountain rescue volunteers have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

'Daring acrobatics' as stuck scrambler winched from Snowdonia crag

An experienced walker and climber had to be rescued after he got stuck on a route in Snowdonia. The 65-year-old from Manchester was tackling a scra...

Woman airlifted after 50ft fall on Carneddau climbing route

A woman was flown to hospital after falling 50ft while soloing a climbing route in Snowdonia. The 60-year-old, from north-east Wales, had just begu...

Snowdon cyclists warned to stay off train tracks as bridleway ban starts

Mountain bikers have been warned to beware of trains on Wales’s highest mountain on the day a voluntary ban on using bridleways comes into force.

Met Office launches new mountain weather forecasts for mobiles

A simplified mountain weather forecast website is now available for mobile users from the national weather forecasting agency.

Walker dies after falling 500ft on Snowdon

A walker has died after falling 500ft on Wales’s highest mountain. The man was with a friend coming down from Snowdon’s summit yesterday when t...

Cragfast walkers rescued from Glyder Fawr after going astray in cloud

Three people had to be rescued when they got stuck on crags on a Snowdonia mountain after taking the wrong route in bad weather.

Hill sleuth Myrddyn goes in search of the 'missing' Berwyn mountain

Amateur hill surveyor Myrddyn Phillips finally nails the height of a peak that was overlooked by OS until walkers stumbled across it 25 years ago.

Injured man airlifted from Carnedd Llewelyn after night on mountain

A man was rescued from a Snowdonia mountain after spending the night on the hill. The 77-year-old man was found by a passing walker at lunchtime on...

Friend runs to farm to raise alarm after walker falls on Moelwyn Mawr

A walker’s companion had to run to a farm to raise the alarm after the friend fell and broke her ankle on a Snowdonia hill.

Climber Johnny Dawes thanks team who 'saved his leg' after Stanage fall

One of Britain’s best known rock-climbers was reunited with rescuers who, he said, helped to save his leg after he suffered serious injuries in a fall earlier this year.

Walker airlifted after breaking ankle in Snowdonia fall

A walker was airlifted from a Snowdonia hillside after slipping and breaking his ankle. The man, from London, was walking with a friend on the path...

Police helicopter pictures help rescuers find couple and dog on Tryfan

Mountain rescuers used photographs taken from a police helicopter to pinpoint the position of a couple and their dog stuck on crags on a Snowdonia mountain.

Dylan Arwel Rattray named as 21-year-old who fell to his death on Snowdon

A walker who fell to his death on Wales’s highest mountain has been named. Dylan Arwel Rattray, 21, fell 150m (500ft) on Snowdon on Good Friday a...

Easter hillwalkers warned: it's still winter on the mountains

Walkers heading for the hills over Easter are being warned by mountain experts to expect winter conditions on some routes.

Two slips lead to injury and rescue for Tryfan walker

A walker had to be rescued from a Snowdonia mountainside after twice falling. The man’s companion also slipped and injured himself but managed to...


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