Outdoor News

The latest outdoor news updated throughout the day courtesy of grough.co.uk
Walkers warned of Schiehallion path closures while repairs take place Wed, 08 Jul 2020 00:02:14
Walkers heading for Schiehallion will face path closures and diversions while repairs take place.

Contractors will carry out work on the munro, beginning on Wednesday

Runner Sabrina Verjeee hits the Lakeland fells in Wainwrights record attempt Tue, 07 Jul 2020 23:35:24
Ultrarunner Sabrina Verjee is attempting a continuous round of all 214 Wainwright summits in the Lake District.

The 39-year-old, who was the fastest Briton in January’s gruelling Montane Spine Race, began her attempt at the Moot Hall in Keswick at 3am on Monday

Farmer Neil Heseltine elected chairman of Yorkshire Dales authority Mon, 06 Jul 2020 19:16:59
The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority has elected a Malham farmer as its new head.

Neil Heseltine has taken over as chairman of the body from Carl Lis, who stepped down after 12 years in the role

Walker rescued after injuring ankle in slip in woodland near Machynlleth Sun, 05 Jul 2020 20:07:13
A walker was stretchered from woodland near Machynlleth in mid-Wales after injuring herself in a slip.

Aberdyfi Search and Rescue Team was contacted about 1pm on Sunday with a request to help with bringing the woman to safety at Tre'r-ddôl

Man rescued from Coniston Fells after injuring leg in 50ft fall Sun, 05 Jul 2020 19:46:05
A man was rescued after suffering a leg injury when he fell on a Lake District mountainside.

Ambulance staff asked for help from Coniston Mountain Rescue Team when the man reportedly fell 50ft from Gill Cove Crag above Levers Water

Walkers guided to safety after getting lost on Sca Fell Sat, 04 Jul 2020 13:38:32
Rescuers used phone technology to locate two lost walkers on England’s second-highest mountain.

Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team gave the pair directions to descend from the flanks of Sca Fell and then met them as they made their way down the fell

Two walkers rescued from Helvellyn summit after going off-route Sat, 04 Jul 2020 13:12:52
Two walkers were rescued after straying off route on the Helvellyn range.

Keswick Mountain Rescue Team, which went to the women’s aid, said conditions on the felltops can still be extreme, even in mid-summer

Trees for Life charity submits detailed plans for Highland ‘rewilding centre’ Fri, 03 Jul 2020 20:32:25
A conservation charity has submitted plans for what it says is the world’s first rewilding centre in the Scottish Highlands.

Trees for Life wants to build the facility on a former deerstalking estate in Glen Moriston

Footwear brand Keen’s range of reusable face masks goes on sale Fri, 03 Jul 2020 11:01:05
Footwear brand Keen is using one of its factories to manufacture face masks during the coronavirus pandemic.

The Keen Together collection is going on sale this month at retailers including Cotswold

‘Keen walker’ Andrew Moorhouse reported missing again, on Shetland Thu, 02 Jul 2020 19:31:10
A man who has repeatedly sparked searches across Britain has been reported missing again.

Police Scotland said Andrew Moorhouse has gone missing from his home in Lerwick, Shetland

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