Outdoor News

The latest outdoor news updated throughout the day courtesy of grough.co.uk
Major charity event will mark 80th anniversary of Wainwright’s Pennine Journey Sun, 16 Sep 2018 19:51:50
A major charity fundraising walkers’ event is planned to mark the 80th anniversary of a seminal long-distance journey undertaken by Alfred Wainwright.

The renowned guidebook author and artist undertook a two-week walk up and down the Pennines as the dark clouds of war gathered over Britain in 1938

Old Lancashire station flagstones keep Yorkshire Dales walkers on track Sun, 16 Sep 2018 18:11:11
Flagstones that once lined the platform at a Lancashire railway station are helping walkers keep on track in the Yorkshire Dales.

The stones are been used at five sites in the national park to improve rights of way

On test: Hoka One One Torrent shoe reviewed Sun, 16 Sep 2018 15:16:25
The brand with the big soles' new shoe is aimed squarely at trailrunners needing a more responsive model

Rescuers called to aid exausted ultrarunner at remote Skiddaw House hostel Sun, 16 Sep 2018 12:32:14
Rescuers were called out to a remote Lakeland hostel to aid an exhausted competitor in a running event.

Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 7.35pm on Saturday after the man retired from an ultra trail race at Skiddaw House

Kílian Jornet and Tove Alexandersson clinch skyrunning titles with Steall wins Sat, 15 Sep 2018 20:33:57
Catalan runner Kilian Jornet and Swede Tove Alexandersson stamped their authority on the world skyrunning championships with victories in the Salomon Ring of Steall Race on Saturday.

Jornet, who broke the record for the Lakeland Bob Graham Round earlier this year, will take a brief rest before defending his record in the tough Glen Coe Skyline Race on Sunday

Rescuers searching for missing Cairngorms walkers find another pair in trouble Fri, 14 Sep 2018 15:51:02
Rescuers searching for two lost walkers in the Cairngorms had to help two different people to safety after coming across them during their search.

Cairngorm Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Thursday evening during a training exercise

Campaigners welcome cash-for-access plans in Gove’s Agriculture Bill Thu, 13 Sep 2018 19:21:28
A leading campaign group has welcomed the Westminster Government’s plans to link farm payments to improving access for walkers and other outdoor enthusiasts.

The Open Spaces Society said it was delighted Environment Secretary Michael Gove had listened to organisations championing public access to the countryside

Rescue crew spots missing Ben Nevis walker more than a mile from search area Thu, 13 Sep 2018 15:37:50
A walker was plucked from a precarious position on Britain’s highest mountain after being spotted by the crew of a rescue helicopter during a night search.

The man was 2km away from his reported position and it was only thanks to an eagle-eyed winch operator that he was found in Five Finger Gully on Ben Nevis

Walker, 70, dies after falling on Snowdon Thu, 13 Sep 2018 10:02:01
A walker has died after falling on Wales’s highest mountain.

Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 3.35pm on Tuesday after police received several calls about the incident on Snowdon

Corrour Bothy toilet changes mean more convenience for volunteers Tue, 11 Sep 2018 19:28:41
Volunteers have completed work to increase the convenience of the facilities at a remote but busy bothy in the Highlands.

People of a delicate disposition may wish to relieve themselves of reading the details of the workings of the toilets at Corrour in the Lairig Ghru in the Cairngorms

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