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The latest outdoor news updated throughout the day courtesy of grough.co.uk
Couple rescued after getting lost on Cadair Idris as night fell Sun, 09 Aug 2020 18:02:39
A couple who got lost on a Snowdonia mountain as darkness fell were brought to safety by rescuers.

Aberdyfi Search and Rescue Team said the man and woman from London were lightly equipped for a day on the mountain

Injured man and reluctant dog rescued in two Snowdonia incidents Sun, 09 Aug 2020 13:52:33
A man was airlifted from a Snowdonia mountainside after injuring his ankle.

Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Organisation members were called out at 8am on Saturday to the incident on Glyder Fawr

Injured teen airlifted to hospital after ‘tombstoning’ from Brecon Beacons waterfall Sat, 08 Aug 2020 19:44:01
Rescuers went to the aid of a teen who injured himself ‘tombstoning’ off a waterfall in the South of the Brecon Beacons.

Members of Western Beacons Mountain Rescue Team faced a difficult helicopter winch of the injured boy, with the Coastguard aircraft dislodging branches and dead trees

Shop team retrieves bikes left by missing Lakeland group on Broad Crag Sat, 08 Aug 2020 16:46:23
A team from a Windermere cycle-hire company has its retrieved mountain bikes abandoned by a group who got into difficulties on an ill judged ride across England’s highest fells.

The group of six were advised by shop staff against their venture, cycling from Windermere to Wasdale Head via roads and fells, in forecast foul weather

Bearded vulture’s Peak District visit underlines wildlife importance, says chief Fri, 07 Aug 2020 20:18:28
The boss of the Peak District national park said the interest caused by the visit of a rare vulture to the area is testament to the importance of wildlife to the park.

A bearded vulture, also known as a lammergeier, has appeared on the moors above the Derwent Valley

Rescuers respond twice in four hours to walkers stuck on Tryfan’s West Face Fri, 07 Aug 2020 19:44:22
Rescuers were called out twice in less than four hours to aid walkers stuck on the West Face of Tryfan.

The Snowdonia mountain is responsible for almost a third of the Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Organisation’s callouts each year

Climber airlifted to hospital after suffering head injuries in fall on Lakeland crag Fri, 07 Aug 2020 19:09:57
A climber was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries in a fall from a Lake District crag.

The 60-year-old was leading the Gazebo route on the south crag of Castle Rock near Legburthwaite on Thursday when he came off the crag from about 40ft up

Rescuers searching for missing man find body on Ben Loyal Fri, 07 Aug 2020 15:46:16
Rescuers searching a mountain in northern Scotland have found a man’s body.

Members of Assynt Mountain Rescue Team made the discovery on Ben Loyal in Sutherland on Friday morning

Lost walkers treated for hypothermia after being rescued from Lakeland fell Wed, 05 Aug 2020 20:20:06
Two walkers were treated for hypothermia after being rescued from a Lake District fell.

The pair got lost between Stony Cove Pike and High Street on Tuesday afternoon and reported themselves very cold and wet

Northumberland rescuers called out twice to aid injured mountain bikers Wed, 05 Aug 2020 19:41:47
Rescuers in Northumberland were called out twice in four days to aid injured mountain bikers.

Volunteers from Northumberland National Park and North of Tyne Mountain Rescue Teams responded to a call to help a cyclist who had fallen and suffered an injury at Kielder reservoir on Tuesday

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