Outdoor News

The latest outdoor news updated throughout the day courtesy of grough.co.uk
H&M reveals £140 technical waterproof: ‘the outdoors is for everyone’ Thu, 21 Sep 2023 00:03:40
A waterproof jacket with a value price tag from fashion brand H&M could cause a stir in the outdoors market

Patterdale mountain rescuer Chris Lewis dies, 30 months after life-changing fall Sun, 10 Sep 2023 14:43:42
A volunteer mountain rescuer who suffered life-changing injuries while on a callout more than two years ago has died.

Chris Lewis of Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was admitted to hospital on Saturday 2 September with a chest infection and died of pneumonia the following Monday

‘Hatchling’ runners join racers as Dragon’s Back gets underway Mon, 04 Sep 2023 19:43:03
Almost 300 runners from 25 nations set out on Monday morning to traverse the length of Wales in one of the world's toughest endurance races.

Competitors in the Montane Dragon’s Back Race have until Saturday to reach the finish at Cardiff Castle

Dartmoor national park bosses will fight bid to overturn camping verdict Fri, 01 Sep 2023 15:52:03
National park bosses in Dartmoor said they will fight a bid to overturn a legal ruling that restored camping rights in the area.

Dartmoor National Park Authority has been notified that an appeal against the judgment has been lodged with the Supreme Court

Lakeland mountain rescue head will give Wainwright memorial lecture Thu, 31 Aug 2023 20:34:27
The head of the umbrella organisation for Cumbria’s mountain rescue teams will deliver this year’s Wainwright memorial lecture.

Richard Warren, chair of the Lake District Search and Mountain Rescue Association, will speak about the volunteer teams’ work at the event, which is organised by the aficionados of the late author Alfred Wainwright

Páramo boss pays tribute to nun whose workers produce brand’s garments Wed, 30 Aug 2023 10:26:51
The boss of outdoors brand Páramo has paid tribute to the nun whose Colombian charitable institution produces its clothing.

Sister Esther Castaño Mejia died earlier this month, aged 94

Mountain Bothies Association in good financial health as Covid pandemic recedes Mon, 28 Aug 2023 20:17:37
The charity that cares for mountain shelters in Britain ended 2022 with a large financial surplus.

The Mountain Bothies Association said this was due to higher than expected donations and legacies, as well as a curtailment of maintenance activities while bothies were closed in the early part of the year

On test: camping accessories reviewed Fri, 25 Aug 2023 14:50:31
Whether you're pitching a tent on a campsite or heading to the hills for a wild camp, we think you'll find these additions to your kit useful

Dave Fowler and Graham Cox named as mountaineers who died in Aonach Eagach incident Fri, 11 Aug 2023 14:12:38
Two of the three people who died in a mountaineering incident in Glen Coe at the weekend have been named.

Graham Cox, 60, perished on Aonach Eagach, along with a woman and a professional mountain guide.

Body of walker Daniel Adams found after search on Carnedd Dafydd in Ogwen Valley Wed, 09 Aug 2023 20:18:55
The body of a walker has been found after a search on the Carneddau in Eryri.

Police named the man as Daniel Adams, 26, from Selby in North Yorkshire

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