A heartwarming shaggy dog story reached us today, after Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team spent Sunday afternoon poking about down a nasty-looking crevice in aid of a stuck sheepdog. It's more caving than climbing.
Chip had been wedged down the 25m-deep slot for 48 hours. Being skinny, the team's Rob Johnson tried a roped descent; but he wasn't quite skinny enough, and reached an impasse about halfway down to the dog. Local vet Kes was next to have a go, and in the video below it really looks like she risked getting stuck herself. After a lot of effort she finally managed to snag the dog's collar with a clipstick, and Chip was winched out unharmed. Then the team remembered Kes...
Kendal Mountain Festival is wrapped up for another year and the 2017 edition was the biggest and arguably the best yet. The... Read more
Over the next few days, we'll be reigniting some of the excitement behind Kendal Mountain Festival and posting as many films from... Read more
94 year old Marcel Remy returns to the 450 metre north-west face of Miroir de l'Argentine, Western Switzerland, in our Friday... Read more
A temporary weather station has been installed on the summit of Ben Nevis, 113 years after the original weather observatory... Read more
The BMC have reported that the recent Storm Ophelia has left the popular crag Craig Bwlch y Moch (Tremadog) in North Wales in a... Read more