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BMC and rescuers criticise 'unprecedented' Snowdonia 'closed mountains' message

The British Mountaineering Council has criticised a national park authority which urged hillgoers to stay away from its peaks.

Calls for help to north Wales rescue teams increased in 2018

Calls for help to north Wales’s volunteer mountain rescuers increased in 2018. The area’s six teams were alerted to more than 500 incidents las...

Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team celebrates 50 years of 'helping others in need'

One of Britain’s busiest mountain rescue teams will celebrate its 50th anniversary this weekend. The Llanberis team, whose patch includes Snowdon...

Walker, 70, dies after falling on Snowdon

A walker has died after falling on Wales’s highest mountain. Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 3.35pm on Tuesday after police r...

Helicopter and train help rescuers reach walkers stuck on Snowdon cliffs

Rescuers hitched a lift on a helicopter and a train to reach two walkers stuck on cliffs on Wales’s highest mountain.

Snowdon walker Steve Johnston dies in fall from Crib Goch

A walker has died after falling from a ridge on Wales’s highest mountain. Steve Johnston of London fell from Crib Goch on Snowdon on Saturday...

Get Easter weather forecast and stay safe on Snowdonia mountains, experts plead

Walkers and outdoor enthusiasts are being encouraged to prepare properly for their hillgoing trips in Snowdonia over the Easter holiday.

Man dies in 800ft fall on Snowdon after slipping on snow and ice

A man has died after falling more than 800ft on Wales’s highest mountain. Members of the public reported seeing the walker fall down a steep clif...

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...

Injured climber airlifted from Snowdon after falling 75ft in avalanche

A climber was airlifted to hospital after breaking an ankle when he was caught in an avalanche on Wales’s highest mountain.

Man dies on Snowdon after walkers report rockfall

A man has died after a fall on Wales’s highest mountain. Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team was alerted by members of the public who reported seeing ...

Walker dies after collapsing on Snowdon

A walker has died after collapsing on Wales’s highest mountain. Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 10.15am on Sunday that the man w...

Avalanche victim Matt Myerscough and Michael Murray summit 190 Welsh peaks

A man who survived being avalanched on Wales’s highest mountain has completed a marathon walk up the ‘Dragon’s Back’ to raise funds for the two teams that rescued him.

Information van will offer safety advice to Snowdon walkers

Walkers heading up Wales’s highest mountain will be offered safety advice from a new mobile service.

Walkers receive strong advice after rescuers' 'total waste of time' on Moel Siabod callout

A mountain rescue team described as a ‘total waste of time’ a callout to a young woman who rang for help from a Snowdonia mountain.

Walker who fell to his death on Snowdon named as Steven Smith

The walker who died after falling more than 800ft on Snowdon has been named. Steven Smith, 48, of Rotherham in South Yorkshire, was walking with a ...

Body of missing Tryfan walker found after search by more than 40 rescuers

Rescuers have found the body of a walker who went missing overnight on a Snowdonia mountain. The experienced hillwalker from north Wales was report...

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.

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