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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...

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.

Be prepared for Arctic conditions, rescuers warn Snowdon walkers

One of Britain’s busiest rescue teams has reminded walkers heading for the mountains to expect Arctic conditions.

Crib Goch rescue takes Llanberis team's 2016 tally over 200 mark for first time

A group of volunteer rescuers has clocked up a record number of missions this year – the first such team to respond to 200 incidents.

More than 30 Snowdonia rescuers called out after helicopter catches fire on Yr Aran

More than 30 mountain rescue team members were called out after a military helicopter caught fire after a forced landing on a Snowdonia peak.

Alan Hinkes joins Everest avalanche survivor in Snowdon Nepal fundraiser

A record-breaking British climber joined a man who narrowly escaped an Everest avalanche to raise cash for Nepal with a trip to Wales’s highest mountain.

Snowdon walker dies after falling 'significant distance' from Crib Goch

A walker has died after falling from a ridge in Snowdonia. The man, in his 30s, was with two others attempting to descend Crib Goch on Saturday whe...

Osprey caught on camera returning to Glaslyn after migrating thousands of miles

A migrant has been welcomed by locals in north Wales after making a journey of thousands of miles. Osprey Mrs G flew into her adopted home on the f...

Peak ranger and rescue team members recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

Several mountain rescue volunteers have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. A Peak District ranger also received acknowledgement of ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Llanberis mountain rescuers: 'we can't sustain present level of callouts'

The UK’s busiest volunteer mountain rescue team said it cannot sustain the present level of callouts, following a record number during August.

Outdoor fans urged to volunteer for Respect the Mountains Llanberis clean-up

Outdoor fans can do their bit to clean up the mountain environment at an upcoming event in Snowdonia.

Kenneth Hands named as Snowdon walker who died in fall from Crib Goch

A man who died after falling from a ridge in Snowdonia has been named. Kenneth Steven Hands, of Oldbury in the West Midlands, came off Crib Goch on...

Woman dies after falling from Tryfan scrambling route

A woman has died after falling from a scrambling route on a Snowdonia mountain. The walker, in her early 50s and from the Stockport area, was comin...

'Senseless' vandalism of Snowdon digger will delay path repairs

A ‘senseless’ attack on a national park’s digger will cost thousands of pounds and delay repairs to one of its most popular paths.

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