Brecon Mountain Search and Rescue Team save an injured mountain biker
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Brecon Mountain Rescue Team: Hurt mountain biker saved

Mountain rescue teams across Wales have seen a 28% increase in the number of calls over the past 12 months.

Six teams had a total rise from 459 calls between August 2014-2015, to 585 in the 12 months to August this year.

North East Wales Search and Rescue Team saw the biggest jump, but Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team, which covers Snowdonia, received the most calls.

Footage from Brecon Mountain Rescue Team shows one of its missions, which saw an injured mountain biker airlifted to safety.

  • 19 Aug 2016
  • From the section Wales
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