Outdoor News

The latest outdoor news updated throughout the day courtesy of grough.co.uk
Duke of Edinburgh’s group finds walker’s body on summit of Ingleborough Fri, 23 Aug 2019 18:57:06
A walker’s body was found on the summit of Ingleborough by a group of young people on an expedition.

The team of Duke of Edinburgh’s Award participants discovered what appeared to be a dead person at the cross shelter on top of the fell


Athlete Gwynn Stokes plans to run 804 miles from Cape Wrath to Edale in 14 days Fri, 23 Aug 2019 15:49:02
An ultrarunner plans to attempt an 804-mile route in record time to establish a new challenge trail.

Gwynn Stokes, a member of Durham Fell Runners, will set off from Cape Wrath in the far North-West of Scotland on 1 September in an attempt to reach Edale in Derbyshire in 14 days


Arran rescuers searching for missing walker Valerij Tomarenko find body on Goatfell Fri, 23 Aug 2019 13:28:51
Rescuers searching on the Isle of Arran for missing walker Valerij Tomarenko have found a body.

Arran Mountain Rescue Team made the discovery about 6am on Wednesday on Goatfell, the island’s highest mountain


Camper stretchered from Cadair Idris after being found unconscious in tent Fri, 23 Aug 2019 12:31:57
A man was stretchered from Cadair Idris in Snowdonia national park after being found unconscious in his tent.

Aberdyfi Search and Rescue Team was alerted about 5.30pm on Thursday after concerns were raised for the man’s wellbeing


On test: lightweight backpacking tents reviewed Thu, 22 Aug 2019 15:56:44
We've been tramping the Lakeland fells to test seven lightweight tents on our treks - but which performs best?


Lakeland walker, 84, suffers head injury after being blown off feet on Red Screes Thu, 22 Aug 2019 11:01:23
A walker was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after he injured himself when a gust of wind blew him off his feet.

The 84-year-old was walking on Red Screes above Keppel Cove on Wednesday when he took a tumbling fall


Organisers gear up for The Lap, a 45-mile race round Windermere Wed, 21 Aug 2019 19:43:42
Organisers are gearing up for the inaugural race round England’s largest natural lake.

The Lap is an off-road circuit of Windermere that will take place in September


Walker with head injuries airlifted from Lakeland mountain after fall Wed, 21 Aug 2019 15:17:24
A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after injuring herself in a fall.

The 70-year-old was near the top of Scarth Gap above Buttermere on Tuesday when she suffered serious head injuries


Borders gamekeeper Alan Wilson sentenced for ‘despicable’ wildlife crimes Tue, 20 Aug 2019 14:40:15
A gamekeeper has been sentenced for killing numerous protected species on a Scottish Borders estate.

Alan Wilson’s activities on the Longformacus Estate amounted to large-scale eradication of wildlife, an investigator said


Missing teen found after becoming separated from family on Langdale fells Tue, 20 Aug 2019 13:10:36
A teenager who went missing on the Lake District fells was found safe and well after two mountain rescue teams were called out to find him.

The 15-year-old became separated from his family while walking above Langdale in bad weather on Monday


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