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Rescuers in dusk-to-dawn operation to bring injured Snowdonia climber to safety

A Snowdonia rescue team undertook a 7½-hour night-time operation to bring a climber to safety after he was injured while abseiling.

Ten-hour rescue of lost woman among five Saturday callouts for Ogwen Valley team

Rescuers in the Ogwen Valley in north Wales were involved in a 10-hour operation to bring a 73-year-old woman and her son to safety after they got lost on the Glyderau range.

Snowdon Partnership seeks views on plans for Wales's highest mountain

A consultation on the future of Wales’s highest mountain has begun. The Snowdon Partnership is seeking views on its plans for the mountain...

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.

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 ...

Sheepdog Mac rescued after spending night trapped on Snowdonia quarry rockface

A sheepdog stranded on a quarry ledge in Snowdonia was rescued after spending a night on the rockface.

Rescuers guide lost Cadair Idris walkers using stile grid reference plaque

Rescuers talked a group of lost Snowdonia walkers to safety after confirming their position with a grid-reference disc attached to a stile.

Aberdyfi rescuer tells of team's physical and mental challenges in two fatal incidents

A rescue team member has spoken of the difficulties faced by volunteers after their involvement in two fatal incidents.

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.

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