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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...

Two lost walkers rescued after getting stuck on Snowdon crags

Two walkers were rescued after getting stuck on steep ground on Wales’s highest mountain. The women called for help yesterday afternoon after get...

Terry Abraham's Life of a Mountain will premiere at Rheged in May

A film chronicling a year in the life of England’s highest peak will have its premiere this year. Film-maker Terry Abraham’s labour of love inv...

Rescuers guide 20 lost walkers to safety from hillside above Beddgelert

A group of 20 walkers had to be guided to safety by rescuers after getting lost on a Snowdonia hillside.

Second Snowdon walker injured in 'carbon copy' Pyg Track fall

A walker was injured in the second fall in two days at the same place on Wales’s highest mountain. Rescuers were called out about 1.10pm today af...

Night rescues for nine climbers and walkers on Snowdonia mountains

A group of climbers had to be rescued from a Snowdonia mountain after getting into difficulties. Four men and one woman were in a student group tac...

Walker airlifted to hospital after 50ft fall on Tryfan

A man was airlifted from a Snowdonia mountain after falling 50ft and suffering serious injuries. Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Organisation was aler...

Snowdon walker airlifted after being injured in avalanche

A walker was airlifted to hospital after being caught in an avalanche on Wales’s highest mountain. The man was struck by the avalanche on the Pyg...

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.

Injured walker stretchered from Cwm Croesor in six hour rescue

An injured walker was rescued from a Snowdonia hillside in an operation lasting six hours and involving two volunteer teams.

Two lost Glyder Fawr walkers rescued in seven-hour night operation

A pair of lost walkers were rescued from a Snowdonia mountain after a night search lasting almost seven hours.

Experienced mountain man dies in fall while walking on Carneddau

An experienced mountaineer fell to his death while walking with a group on a Snowdonia mountain. The 62-year-old from Somerset fell 30m (100ft) aft...

Third rescue in three days as snow and ice catch out two Snowdon walkers

Rescuers were called out to Wales’s highest mountain for the third time in three days to help walkers caught out by winter conditions.

Snowdon walker suffers pelvis injury in 300ft fall on ice

A walker was airlifted from Wales’s highest mountain after falling more than 300ft. The 31-year-old from London was coming down from the 1,085m (...

Snowdonia tops are only for well equipped walkers, warden warns

Parts of Snowdonia’s high mountains are dangerous, a warden warned. National park staff pleaded with walkers not to head for the high peaks if th...

Rescuers' warnings as 'lucky' Snowdon walker falls 150ft through cornice

A man who fell more than 150 feet from Wales’s highest mountain was very lucky not to have fallen further, rescuers said.

Injured Snowdonia walker airlifted after Y Gribin slip

A walker was airlifted to hospital after falling while coming down a Snowdonia mountain. The 73-year-old slipped on wet grass while descending Y Gr...


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