Outdoor News

The latest outdoor news updated throughout the day courtesy of grough.co.uk
Two women rescued after getting stuck on north Wales coast scramble Thu, 25 Apr 2019 20:02:32
Two young women were rescued from a north Wales coastal scramble route after getting stuck.

Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Organisation was alerted to the plight of the pair about 4.40pm on Thursday


Keswick rescuers called out three times in eight hours to aid Lakeland walkers Thu, 25 Apr 2019 18:45:43
A Lakeland rescue team was called out three times in one day to help walkers.

Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was first alerted about 11.10am on Wednesday after a man suffered a suspected broken leg in a fall


Former winners line up for bonus attempt on Three Peaks Race records Wed, 24 Apr 2019 19:48:41
Five former winners will be joining the field for this year’s Three Peaks Race at the weekend.

Runners tackling the gruelling ‘Marathon with Mountains’ will be hoping for favourable conditions in their quest to beat the course record and pick up a £500 bonus prize


Mountain Bothies Association takes ownership of Glenpean bothy in west Highlands Wed, 24 Apr 2019 14:02:08
The Mountain Bothies Association has taken ownership of a shelter that was one of its earliest renovation projects.

The charity has maintained the Glenpean bothy since 1968


Peak District walker dies in 50ft fall on Kinder Scout Tue, 23 Apr 2019 19:54:45
A walker has died after falling 50ft on the Peak District’s highest hill.

Kinder Mountain Rescue Team was alerted late on Easter Monday afternoon to reports that a woman had fallen from Kinder Downfall


Woman rescued from Lancashire river after leaping into water to save dog Tue, 23 Apr 2019 19:17:22
A woman was rescued after she injured her back jumping into a Lancashire river to save her dog.

The 27-year-old entered the River Lune at Caton when her animal became stranded on a rock


Woman rescued from Lakeland fell after breaking ankle in slip Tue, 23 Apr 2019 14:00:55
A woman was rescued from a Lakeland fell after breaking her ankle when she slipped.

Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out shortly after 11pm on Sunday to the incident on Thornythwaite Fell in Borrowdale


Firefighters in operation to control major wildfire on Ilkley Moor Sun, 21 Apr 2019 14:34:26
A major wildfire has devastated a large area of Ilkley Moor in West Yorkshire.

At the height of the blaze, about 70 firefighters were at the scene near White Wells on the hillside overlooking the town


Peak District mountaineers offer free activities to Pick and Play clean-up participants Sat, 20 Apr 2019 15:29:34
Mountaineers in the Peak District are calling on members of the public to do their bit to tidy up the national park.

In return for a morning or afternoon picking up litter, participants in the annual Pick and Play event will be rewarded with a range of outdoor activities


Wander Woman Phoebe Smith confirmed as Long Distance Walkers’ president Fri, 19 Apr 2019 19:27:29
Members of the Long Distance Walkers Association have confirmed adventurer and writer Phoebe Smith as their president.

The presenter behind the Wander Woman podcast was confirmed in the post at the association’s recent annual meeting


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