Outdoor News

The latest outdoor news updated throughout the day courtesy of grough.co.uk
Missing walker Andrew Moorhouse found safe again by Fort William police Sun, 13 Oct 2019 12:31:33
Missing walker Andrew Moorhouse has been found in the Highlands.

The 47-year-old Sheffield man was reported missing on Tuesday after travelling to Lochaber


Anxious Blencathra walker rescued after getting stranded on ridge Sat, 12 Oct 2019 19:43:13
A group of walkers had to be rescued after one of them was overcome by anxiety on a rocky ridge on Blencathra.

The party of four called for help from Hall’s Fell Ridge on the mountain while negotiating a tricky section of the route about 200m below the summit of the fell


Honeymoon couple rescued after getting lost on Snowdonia mountain Sat, 12 Oct 2019 19:28:55
A couple celebrating their honeymoon in Snowdonia had to be rescued after they lost their way in the dark.

Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Organisation was alerted on Thursday after the two walkers called police for help about 6.45pm


Kendal gears up for Mountain Festival with expanded range of films and speakers Fri, 11 Oct 2019 19:39:20
Organisers of the UK’s biggest outdoor festival are gearing up for the event next month.

Kendal Mountain Festival’s theme for 2019 is openness, with a push to widen the range of people and activities represented at the event


Rescuers searching for missing Glen Roy walker find body Fri, 11 Oct 2019 14:11:46
Rescuers searching for a missing walker in the Highlands have found a body.

Members of Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team, working with the Inverness Coastguard helicopter, made the discovery on Thursday


Serial ‘disappearer’ Andrew Moorhouse reported missing again Fri, 11 Oct 2019 12:46:54
A man who has repeatedly gone missing while walking has been reported missing again.

Police Scotland appealed for information on Andrew Moorhouse who is believed to have travelled to Lochaber


Campaigners disappointed as Lake District votes not to ban motors from green lanes Thu, 10 Oct 2019 19:35:05
Campaigners said they are disappointed the national park authority decided not to ban motor vehicles from two unsurfaced lanes in the Lake District.

The authority’s rights of way committee decided to leave Tilberthwaite Road and High Oxen Fell Road as they are, and form a group with interested parties to monitor use of the former and its condition


Girl rescued after suffering ankle injury on Snowdonia track Thu, 10 Oct 2019 15:31:19
A girl was rescued from a Snowdonia hilltrack after suffering a suspected broken ankle.

Aberdyfi Search and Rescue Team was alerted about 2.15pm on Tuesday after the incident on the track, east of Tywyn


Ramblers welcome Cairngorms authority’s order to remove Glen Clova hilltrack Mon, 07 Oct 2019 16:05:21
Campaigners have welcomed a national park’s decision to order the removal of a hilltrack in the Cairngorms.

Ramblers Scotland said the track in Glen Clova, Angus, appears to be used for field sports


National park grant helps Cave Rescue Organisation make the switch to digital radios Sun, 06 Oct 2019 20:11:02
A grant from a national park’s fund has helped a Yorkshire Dales rescue team update its radios.

The Clapham-based Cave Rescue Organisation needed to switch from an analogue to digital communications system, in line with other teams across the country


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