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The latest outdoor news updated throughout the day courtesy of grough.co.uk
Three rescued from Tryfan scramble were told it was ‘easier than Snowdon’ Wed, 08 Jul 2020 20:09:00
A group of walkers were rescued from a Snowdonia mountain the day after travel restrictions were eased for Wales.

Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Organisation was called out on Tuesday afternoon to aid three people on Tryfan


Climbers Bonington and Scott seek volunteers for new Everest challenge Wed, 08 Jul 2020 18:08:34
Some of Britain’s most illustrious mountaineers are seeking volunteers for a new Everest challenge.

Sir Chris Bonington and Doug Scott are among climbers urging the public to make the ascent – without leaving their home


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


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