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The latest outdoor news updated throughout the day courtesy of grough.co.uk
Dales rescuers aid injured climber, walker and trapped lamb in busy weekend Sun, 27 May 2018 19:59:41
A rescue team in the Yorkshire Dales has had a busy weekend, helping a stricken walker, an animal and a fallen climber.

The Clapham-based Cave Rescue Organisation was called out on Sunday to the Ingleton Waterfalls trail where a woman was briefly knocked unconscious in a 20ft fall

Climber dies in fall at Quay Climbing Centre in Exeter Sun, 27 May 2018 17:13:42
A climber has died in an incident at an indoor wall in Exeter.

The 57-year-old is believed to have suffered fatal head injuries in a fall at the Quay Climbing Centre on Friday

Bank holiday Scafell Pike walkers face quiz on their preparedness Fri, 25 May 2018 19:30:30
Walkers heading for England’s highest peak face being quizzed on their preparedness.

Members of the public setting out for Scafell Pike on Sunday will be asked what gear and clothing they have and what weather they expect

On test: LifeSaver Liberty Bottle reviewed Fri, 25 May 2018 18:53:08
Worried about what's in your water? This neat bottle will even filter out viruses when in the great outdoors

Julia Bradbury and Sam Thompson join walkers to light up Peak District ridge Wed, 23 May 2018 13:24:33
Hundreds of walkers joined television celebrity Julia Bradbury in illuminating the Peak District hills.

The presenter and 600 walkers lit up the Great Ridge with headtorches to highlight the Mend Our Mountains campaign

Walkers receive strong advice after rescuers’ ‘total waste of time’ on Moel Siabod callout Mon, 21 May 2018 16:17:08
A mountain rescue team described as a ‘total waste of time’ a callout to a young woman who rang for help from a Snowdonia mountain.

Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Organisation’s volunteers went to the incident on Saturday and a Coastguard helicopter also flew to the scene on Moel Siabod

Rescuers aid two injured Cadair Idris runners during Ras y Gader race Sun, 20 May 2018 16:03:20
Rescuers were called into action twice to aid injured runners while monitoring a fell race in Snowdonia.

Aberdyfi Search and Rescue Team members provided support for the annual Ras y Gader on Cadair Idris on Saturday

Scotland’s outdoor fans urged to take care to avoid starting wildfires Sun, 20 May 2018 15:01:28
Scotland’s outdoor advisory body has warned parts of the countryside will continue to be vulnerable to wildfires this week.

Scottish Natural Heritage said people should be particularly careful with campfires, cigarette disposal, and disposable barbecues

Calder Valley team pays tribute to member Richard Graves who lost cancer battle Sun, 20 May 2018 14:03:14
A rescue team has paid tribute to a member who lost his battle with cancer.

Richard Graves was described by Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team as a gentleman

Scafell walker suffers leg injury in fall on Broad Stand Sat, 19 May 2018 20:09:13
A walker was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after falling on a scramble route.

The man badly injured his leg in the incident at Broad Stand on Scafell on Friday

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