Outdoor News

The latest outdoor news updated throughout the day courtesy of grough.co.uk
Yorkshire Dales bosses draw up Three Peaks code of conduct to tackle problems Tue, 18 Dec 2018 21:28:24
National park bosses in the Yorkshire Dales have produced a code of conduct for walkers tackling the Three Peaks Challenge.

The national park authority will also set up an online notification scheme for would-be challenge walkers to register their interest in undertaking the strenuous 24-mile route


Patrick Boothroyd named as climber who died after Ben Nevis fall Tue, 18 Dec 2018 10:41:07
Police have named the man who died after falling on Ben Nevis at the weekend.

Patrick Boothroyd suffered fatal injuries when he fell while climbing in Tower Gully on the mountain’s North Face on Sunday


Ben Nevis climber dies after Tower Gully fall Mon, 17 Dec 2018 16:10:25
A man has died after he fell while climbing on Ben Nevis.

The 21-year-old was with a companion in Tower Gully when the incident happened on Sunday


On test: walking poles reviewed Sun, 16 Dec 2018 17:03:40
Trekking poles are now widely used by walkers and runners, but which of our seven pairs were poles apart from the rest in the test?


Hypothermic walkers airlifted to hospital after spending 18 hours on Kinder Scout Sun, 16 Dec 2018 14:21:39
Two walkers were airlifted to hospital after spending more than 18 hours on Kinder Scout in conditions described by rescuers as atrocious.

A major search was launched after the pair were reported missing in the early hours of Sunday as Storm Deirdre lashed the country


Waterproofing brand Grangers prepares to move to new Derbyshire base Fri, 14 Dec 2018 13:53:12
Waterproofing specialist Grangers is preparing to move into new headquarters in Derbyshire.

The keys to the 43,000 sq ft development near Chesterfield were handed over to the company recently, and it plans to open the building officially in February 2019


Two Sophies will lend high-tech helping hand to Scottish rescuers’ searches Thu, 13 Dec 2018 20:16:34
Two Sophies will be helping mountain rescuers in Scotland with their future searches.

Electronics company Thales has donated two high-tech thermal-imaging cameras – named Sophie UF2 – to Scottish Mountain Rescue


Snowdonia walkers and climbers warned of boulder hazard on Tryfan Thu, 13 Dec 2018 15:44:25
Walkers and climbers are being warned of a potentially hazardous boulder on the slopes of Tryfan in Snowdonia.

A large stone block was observed by mountain rescuers during a recent incident on the East Face of the mountain


National Trust plans new ladder for Bowder Stone in Borrowdale Wed, 12 Dec 2018 20:57:01
Conservation charity the National Trust is seeking permission to build a new ladder up the Bowder Stone in the Lake District.

The huge boulder in Borrowdale has been a tourist attraction for more than a century


Man airlifted to hospital after fall on Cam Crag, Langstrath Mon, 10 Dec 2018 20:16:58
A man was airlifted to hospital after falling from a scrambling route in the Lake District.

The man was with three others on Cam Crag in Langstrath on Saturday when the incident happened


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