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Walker suffering heart attack among six bank-holiday callouts for Ogwen team

Several walkers, climbers and a man suffering from a suspected heart attack were among those rescued over a busy bank holiday weekend by a team in Snowdonia.

Ogwen Valley rescuers in four-hour rain-sodden mountain search after hoax calls

Rescuers in Snowdonia spent more than four hours searching in heavy rain after a series of hoax calls were made to police.

Walker who died in Tryfan fall is named as John Wynne

The walker who died in a fall from Tryfan on Sunday has been named as John Gerard Wynne. The 61-year-old, from Exmouth, Devon, was descending the m...

Teen rescued after injuring knee on Snowdonia climb

A teenager was rescued after injuring themselves while rock-climbing in Snowdonia. Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Organisation was called out at 4.40...

Rescuers praise 'two wise men' who sat out night on Tryfan climb

Mountain rescuers in Snowdonia have praised ‘two wise men’ who volunteered to sit out the night on a mountain rather than call out team members.

Review: Risking Life and Limb

Judy Whiteside's look back at the first 50 years of the Ogwen Valley team gives a comprehensive insight into the tragedies, triumphs, quirks and humour of mountain rescue in Snowdonia and beyond.

Civilian rescue helicopter crews clock up 500th rescue with Tryfan airlift

The UK’s civilian rescue helicopter service has reached a milestone with its 500th operation. The Coastguard’s Caernarfon-based aircraft rescue...

Elderly pair rescued after following 'easy ascent' route on Tryfan North Ridge

An elderly couple had to be rescued after getting into difficulties on a Snowdonia mountain. The 80-year-old man from Powys and his wife, in her la...

Rescuers bitten by dog after walker falls 160ft with pet on Tryfan

Two team members needed medical treatment after a being bitten in a rescue involving a man and dog who fell on a Snowdonia scrambling route.

Ogwen Valley rescuers called to two separate groups of walkers stuck on Tryfan

Rescuers who were called out to help a group of walkers stuck on a Snowdonia mountain were alerted to a second party in trouble on the same peak.

Family discovers body of man who fell to death on Tryfan

A man has died after falling from a Snowdonia mountain. A woman and her three teenage boys came across the man’s body while descending Tryfan on ...

Snowdonia walker dies after falling 'considerable distance' on Tryfan

A walker has died after falling on a Snowdonia mountain. The man was descending Tryfan on Sunday with his daughter when he slipped and fell a long ...

Father and 11-year-old girl winched from Tryfan after getting stuck on steep ground

An 11-year-old girl and her father were airlifted from a Snowdonia mountain after getting stuck on steep ground.

The outdoors in 2016: take a look back at a year of amazing events

A wild start to 2016 set the tone for the following 12 months with record-breaking rescue numbers, climbing achievements and astonishing challenges, making it a year to remember.

Review: Chris Bonington Mountaineer

A new edition of Sir Chris Bonington's autobiography charts a remarkable 63-year-long life of mountaineering and adventure by one of Britain's elder statesmen of the mountains.

Wanted: intrepid hillwalkers willing to tackle Striding Edge by torchlight

It’s a classic Lakeland ridge that’s on the to-do list of many hillwalkers. Striding Edge’s grade-one scramble leading to England’s third-h...

Hillwalker knocked unconsious and trapped by boulder after Snowdonia rockfall

A walker was injured when he was trapped under a rock dislodged by one of his companions on a Snowdonia mountainside.

Walker, 80, airlifted from Tryfan after fall from scrambling route

A man was airlifted from a Snowdonia mountain after suffering cuts to the head in a fall. The 80-year-old was scrambling near the summit of Tryfan ...

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