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Mountain rescue hoaxer Michael Cuminskey jailed after admitting faking accidents

A man has been jailed for hoaxing mountain rescuers in north Wales. Michael Cuminskey was sentenced to 16 months in prison at Caernarfon Crown Cour...

New Year's Eve rescue of cragfast walker is team's 22nd callout to Tryfan

A walker was winched from a rescue hotspot in Snowdonia after getting stuck in a precarious position on steep ground.

Snowdonia Christmas hillwalkers should prepare for snow and ice, wardens say

Mountain experts in Snowdonia are warning walkers to expect wintry conditions on the national park’s peaks over the Christmas period.

Stranded Snowdon walker plucked from Crib Goch by rescue helicopter

A stranded walker was plucked from a ridge on the Snowdon massif by the crew of a rescue helicopter. The Caernarfon Coastguard helicopter took litt...

Seriously injured walker airflifted from Tryfan after 300ft fall in icy conditions

A walker was airlifted from a Snowdonia mountain after tumbling 300ft when he slipped on snow and ice.

Two teams in seven-hour Snowdon rescues as walker gets stuck on Crib Goch

Two rescue teams were involved for more than seven hours in bringing to safety walkers in difficulties on the Snowdon massif.

Rescuer and teen son will attempt National Three Peaks Challenge for Calder Valley team

A rescuer and his teenage son will tackle the National Three Peaks Challenge to raise funds for his team.

Passing walker guides team to true position of injured woman on Snowdonia peak

A passing walker guided rescuers to an injured woman on a Snowdonia mountain, after the team had been told she was on a different peak.

Lost family with two children winched from Snowdonia mountain in darkness

A family with two young children was winched from a Snowdonia mountain in darkness after they got lost.

Walkers winched from Tryfan after spending day stuck on mountainside

Two walkers were plucked from a Snowdonia mountain by a rescue helicopter in fading light after spending the day stuck on steep ground.

Coastguard releases footage of second rescue of Snowdon walkers from Crib Goch

Rescuers were called out to aid walkers stuck on a Snowdonia ridge for the second time in less than a fortnight.

Adventurer Phoebe Smith gives up Christmas to sleep on Three Peaks for charity

A writer and adventurer will forsake Christmas with her family to sleep out on Britain’s three national highest peaks to raise cash for the homeless.

Thirlmere zipwire: film-maker Terry Abraham expands on reasons for charity resignation

Film-maker Terry Abraham very publicly resigned as ambassador of the newly rebranded Lake District Foundation on Friday at the event being staged to mark its rebirth.

British Mountaineering Council launches new £1m bid to Mend Our Mountains

The British Mountaineering Council has launched an ambitious £1m project to help repair paths in Britain’s national parks.

Rescuers use washing-up liquid to free trapped Snowdonia climber

Rescuers used their tailoring skills and copious amounts of washing-up liquid to free a climber jammed in a crack on a Snowdonia rockface.

Film review: Alan Hinkes – the First Briton to Climb the World’s Highest Mountains, by Terry Abraham

Terry Abraham's lastest work turns the lens on the often light-hearted approach of the record-breaking British mountaineer who has nonethless stared death in the face.

'You're responsible for your safety,' says rescuer after Cadair Idris search for couple

A mountain rescuer reminded hillgoers to act responsibly when heading into the high ground, after a couple had to be brought to safety when they got lost on a Snowdonia peak.

On test: three-season walking boots reviewed

We've spent the past few months pounding the trails to see how these walking boots performed. Which of the 13 pairs in our review will suit you?...

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