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Two rescues on Tryfan among busy weekend of callouts for Ogwen Valley team

Rescuers were twice called out to walkers stuck on the same mountain route in Snowdonia at the weekend.

Walker rescued from Glyder Fach after dislocating shoulder

A walker was rescued after slipping and dislocating his shoulder on a Snowdonia mountain. The man was walking on Glyder Fach with two colleagues ye...

Three Peaks Challengers urged to register on partnership website

Custodians of Britain’s three highest national peaks are encouraging challenge participants to use an online piece of kit to make their ascents safer and less damaging.

RAF Valley Sea King carries out 10,000th rescue on busy Snowdonia Saturday

The crew of the search and rescue Sea King helicopter based at RAF Valley on Anglesey carried out the flight’s 10,000th rescue over the weekend when it went to the aid of an injured walker.

Scots and Welsh mountains are only for the experienced this Easter, experts warn

Experts in Scotland and Wales are warning of the dangers of ill-prepared walkers going on to the mountains this Easter.

Two hypothermic walkers rescued after unplanned night on wintry Y Garn

Two men were airlifted to hospital suffering from hypothermia after having to spend the night on a Snowdonia mountain.

Rescuers use smartphone software to find lost Black Mountains walkers

A pair of walkers who got lost were found by rescuers using a specialised smartphone system. The couple were located by Longtown Mountain Rescue Te...

Ordnance Survey increases sales of paper maps after decade of decline

Sales of conventional paper maps produced by Britain’s official mapping agency increased last year, bucking the trend in the past decade which saw people opting for digital versions.

Rescuers warn of Microspikes limits after Snowdon walkers share pair

Mountain rescuers warned hillgoers of the limitations of traction spikes in full winter conditions after they had to rescue a man sharing a pair with his friend.

Road closed while Ogwen Valley rescuers bring walkers to safety from rocky crags

A Snowdonia mountain rescue team was kept busy over the bank holiday weekend with four callouts. At one stage, a main road had to be temporarily cl...

Ogwen Valley rescuers light up Tryfan to celebrate 50th anniversary

A rescue team and its supporters lit up a Snowdonia mountain in a spectacular display to celebrate its 50th anniversary.

In search of solitude: hillwalking pair reveal the Remotest Hills of Wales

For those who want to escape the madding crowds, Myrddyn Phillips and Aled Williams have researched Wales's remotest mountains, though some results may come as a surprise.

Family of four rescued after getting stuck on Tryfan

A family of four was rescued after getting stuck on steep ground on a Snowdonia peak. Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Organisation was called out yest...

'Incredibly fortunate' walker escapes with minor injuries in 100ft Snowdon fall

A walker who fell 100ft from Wales’s highest mountain was described by rescuers as incredibly fortunate.

Rescuers warn walkers against taking perilous wintry route down Snowdon railway

Walkers on Wales’s highest mountain have been warned against following railway tracks when leaving the summit.

Tryfan walker clinging to Adam and Eve among nine ill prepared rescued walkers

Poorly equipped and ill prepared walkers kept mountain rescuers busy over the weekend in Snowdonia. One woman had to be rescued from Tryfan in high...

Injured climber's calls heard by walkers as he crawled from Snowdonia crag

A climber was rescued after two walkers heard his cries for help as he crawled from a Snowdonia crag after falling.

Experts warn Snowdon walkers: be prepared for winter conditions

Mountaineering experts are urging anyone heading for Wales’s highest mountain to be prepared. Snowdon was whipped by 100mph winds recently and al...

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