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Berghaus Dragon's Back Race: tough day for field as runners ruled out of event

The man in charge of the gruelling Berghaus Dragon’s Back Race has admitted some of his decisions have not been popular with some competitors in the race.

More than 200 ultrarunners ready to start gruelling Berghaus Dragon's Back Race

More than 200 runners from 24 different nations are preparing to start one of Britain’s most gruelling races.

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 ...

Former Snowdonia climbing hut Cae Amos opens as bothy after restoration

A former climbing hut in Snowdonia has opened as a shelter available to all outdoor enthusiasts. Cae Amos, which was originally a hill farm, has be...

BMC president Rehan Siddiqui drops bomshell decision on members at annual meeting

Plas y Brenin basked in spring sunshine as BMC members gathered but a storm was brewing as the executive faced a no-confidence vote.

Police appeal to Rhinogs walkers for information in helicopter crash probe

Police are appealing for anyone who was on the Rhinog mountains in Snowdonia and who might have seen an ill fated helicopter to contact them.

Coastguard releases dramatic rescue footage after man injured in Crib Goch fall

A man was airlifted from a snowy ridge in Snowdonia after injuring himself. The Coastguard released dramatic footage of the rescue on Crib Goch on ...

Walker with broken leg airlifted from Cadair Idris after fall

A walker was airlifted from a Snowdonia mountain after suffering a suspected broken leg. Aberdyfi Search and Rescue Team was alerted shortly after ...

Tears, triumphs and terrors: Terry Abraham reveals his path to mountain film success

Film-maker Terry Abrahams reveals the rocky path to television fame, and admits to tears, penury and self-doubt before the success with his photogenic studies of Lakeland fells as they hit the screens.

New Abyssinia bothy opens to outdoor users in Glen Kinglas

A new mountain shelter with an African slant has opened for outdoor enthusiasts in a popular walking area in the Scottish Highlands.

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...

Walkers planning Three Peaks Challenge need to prepare carefully, say experts

Anyone planning to tackle the national Three Peaks Challenge needs to prepare carefully, experts said.

Tearful BMC president Rehan Siddiqui resigns despite defeating no-confidence call

The chair of the British Mountaineering Council has resigned, despite defeating a vote of no confidence in his executive.

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...

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.

British Mountaineering Council board faces no-confidence motion

The board of the British Mountaineering Council is facing a potential vote of no confidence at the organisation’s annual meeting in April.

Glyder Fach walker rescued after getting stuck scrambling on Bristly Ridge

A man was rescued from a Snowdonia scrambling route after getting stuck. The 25-year-old hillwalker was attempting Bristly Ridge on Glyder Fach on ...

Work will almost double car park spaces at foot of Snowdon Ranger Path

A car park at the foot of one of the routes to Wales’s highest mountain is to have its capacity almost doubled.

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