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The latest outdoor news updated throughout the day courtesy of grough.co.uk
Lake District teams called out to 21 rescues in eight days Fri, 01 Jul 2022 10:18:51
Rescue teams in the Lake District have been kept busy over the past eight days with teams in the area called out 21 times, a quarter of which were to help lost and missing people on the fells.

Richard Warren, the chair of the Lake District Search and Mountain Rescue Association, the umbrella body for the 12 teams, said those incidents could have been avoided with better preparation


Woman airlifted to hospital after suffering multiple injuries in Kirk Fell tumble Sun, 19 Jun 2022 19:48:23
A woman was airlifted to hospital after suffering multiple injuries in a fall on a Lake District mountain.

Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was alerted to the incident on Kirk Fell about 6.25pm on Friday


Public back plans for family-friendly route on old Wensleydale trackbed Sat, 18 Jun 2022 17:27:18
Members of the public have emphatically backed the idea of creating an accessible leisure route in the Yorkshire Dales.

Almost four out of five of respondents to a survey were in favour of a new family-friendly, wheelchair-accessible route between the town of Hawes and Garsdale Station on the Settle-Carlisle Railway


Dog stretchered from Blencathra after falling from Sharp Edge Sat, 18 Jun 2022 16:37:24
A dog was stretchered from a Lake District mountain after falling from a ridge.

Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was alerted at 3.05pm on Friday to a report that a labrador had fallen a considerable distance on the Scales Tarn side of Sharp Edge on Blencathra


Ex-Canal & River Trust director Phil Mulligan to take over as Peak District boss Thu, 16 Jun 2022 20:25:52
The Peak District national park has a new boss.

Phil Mulligan will join the park authority as chief executive from September


Helvellyn walker airlifted to hospital after falling from Striding Edge Mon, 13 Jun 2022 20:39:06
A walker was airlifted to hospital after suffering head and leg injuries in a fall from Striding Edge on Helvellyn.

Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was alerted by police at 12.50pm on Sunday


Mountain professional dies in fall from Snowdonia climb Sun, 12 Jun 2022 18:58:39
A man has died after falling from a route in Snowdonia.

The climber was found at the foot of the Cneifion ArĂȘte above Cwm Idwal on Saturday


Two rescued after getting stuck on slippery Sharp Edge Fri, 10 Jun 2022 16:04:28
Two walkers were rescued after getting stuck on Sharp Edge on Blencathra.

Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 12.35pm on Wednesday after a man called for help


Climber dies in fall from Lake District crag Wed, 08 Jun 2022 09:05:05
A man has died after falling while climbing on a Lake District crag.

Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was alerted to the incident on Raven Crag in Borrowdale shortly after 1pm on Sunday


On test: Rab Cirrus Hut Slipper reviewed Mon, 06 Jun 2022 20:21:09
Warmth and comfort for your feet after a hard day's walking on the hills


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