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Pavel Paloncy out of Dragon's Back Race after fall as one runner admits: 'I feared for my life'

One of the favourites in the gruelling Berghaus Dragon’s Back race has had to drop out after he was injured in a fall.

Hill sleuths attempt to get to bottom of confusion on Snowdon's height

A survey reveals Snowdon's height will remain the same, but at the same time thousands of walkers will climb an extra metre.

Mountain rescuers warn Snowdon visitors to 'be realistic' as winter continues

Experts are warning that Snowdonia’s mountains are still full winter conditions and will stay that way over the Easter holiday.

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.

Bonington takes Olympic torch to Snowdon summit, by the easy route

He has made memorable ascents of some of the world’s most difficult mountain climbs, but today Sir Chris Bonington chose one of the easier routes up Wales’s highest peak with the Olympic torch.

Updated leaflets published for Snowdon walkers

National park bosses have produced an updated range of leaflets detailing routes up Wales’s highest mountain.

Snowdon 4x4 accused chooses jury trial

A man facing charges following the discovery of a 4x4 vehicle on Wales’s highest mountain has elected to be tried at Crown Court.

Man arrested following latest Snowdon 4x4 incident

A man was arrested by North Wales Police on suspicion of dangerous driving and causing criminal damage following the discovery of a 4x4 vehicle on the summit of Snowdon.

Helicopter forced to abort rescue despite 'amazing flying'

A rescue helicopter had to abort its mission as high winds prevented it airlifting an injured walker in Snowdonia.

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.

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.

Rescuers' anger as jailed Snowdon 4x4 driver Craig Williams sparks search

Mountain rescuers criticised the man who was today convicted of driving his 4x4 to the summit of Wales’s highest mountain, after he sparked another search during his trial.

Walkers asked to be on lookout for Gerry Coyle, missing on Snowdon

Police are appealing to walkers to be on the lookout for a man who went missing on Wales’s highest mountain.

Trial date set for man charged with Snowdon driving offences

A man will face trial following two incidents on which a 4x4 vehicle was found on Wales’s highest mountain.

Second dangerous-driving charge follows Snowdon off-road vehicle find

Police have charged a man with dangerous driving after a second incident in which an off-road vehicle was found on the summit of Wales’s highest mountain.

Snowdon 4x4 removed as inquiries continue

The 4x4 vehicle left on Snowdon last week has been removed. A spokesman for the Snowdonia National Park Authority said it had taken possession of t...

Rogue 4x4 reappears on Snowdon summit

The 4x4 that was driven up Snowdon earlier this month has reappeared on the mountain’s summit. The Vauxhall Frontera was discovered this morning ...

Snowdon runners on track as train halts for race

A mountain train service will come to a halt this afternoon to allow runners to use its tracks. The Snowdon Mountain Railway will suspend services ...


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