Outdoor News

The latest outdoor news updated throughout the day courtesy of grough.co.uk
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


Missing mountain biking group sparks major search on Lakeland fells Wed, 05 Aug 2020 18:33:41
An ill prepared family group sparked a major search after going missing while mountain biking in foul weather on the Lake District fells.

More than 20 volunteers from four mountain rescue teams were involved in the incident overnight on Tuesday and Wednesday


Dartmoor bosses ban camping at Bellever after anti-social groups descend on site Wed, 05 Aug 2020 12:38:06
National park bosses in Dartmoor are using emergency powers to ban camping at a beauty spot close to internationally important prehistoric sites.

Dartmoor National Park Authority said it was reacting to a dramatic increase in fly-camping at Bellever in Devon


Dragon’s Back Race extension will make toughest race tougher next year Tue, 04 Aug 2020 19:27:50
An endurance event that claims to be the world’s toughest mountain race is set to get tougher.

The Dragon’s Back Race will be extended next year and will cover the whole length of Wales


Family rescued after getting lost on Coast to Coast Walk Tue, 04 Aug 2020 12:37:57
A family group of walkers attempting part of the Coast to Coast walk was rescued after getting lost in a section in the Lake District.

Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 8.45pm on Monday when the man, his wife and their daughter rang police for help


Rescuers battle heavy Lake District traffic to reach injured gill scrambler Sun, 02 Aug 2020 19:24:40
Rescuers had to negotiate their way through heavy traffic to reach a woman who had injured her ankle while gill scrambling in the Lake District.

Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 4.45pm on Saturday when the 29-year-old suffered the injury in Stonycroft Beck near Causey Pike


Police plea for sightings of missing Highland walkers Stuart Campbell and Paul Cairney Sat, 01 Aug 2020 19:21:26
Police in the Highlands have issued a new photograph of a man who has gone missing.

The picture shows Stuart Campbell wearing the hooded, grey Berghaus waterproof he may have been wearing


Two Sca Fell walkers rescued after getting stuck on Broad Stand Sat, 01 Aug 2020 13:47:26
Two walkers were rescued after getting stuck on steep ground at a Lake District accident black spot.

The pair became cragfast on Broad Stand on Sca Fell on Friday


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