Outdoor News

The latest outdoor news updated throughout the day courtesy of grough.co.uk
Lakeland walker airlifted after injuring head in fall on Birk Side Mon, 24 Sep 2018 19:56:50
A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after he was knocked unconscious in a fall.

The 68-year-old was walking with his nephew on Birk Side, on the western flanks of Nethermost Pike on Sunday

Two callouts in two hours for Keswick rescuers as storm blows walkers over Sun, 23 Sep 2018 20:04:59
Rescuers were called out to the same place twice within two hours after walkers were injured when Storm Ali blew them off their feet.

Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 12.15pm on Wednesday to the first incident near Little Town in Newlands

Fellrunner Joss Naylor opens Wasdale rescuers’ new £643,000 base Sat, 22 Sep 2018 20:23:40
Renowned fellrunner Joss Naylor has officially opened his local rescue team’s new purpose-built base.

Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team’s new headquarters near Gosforth in west Cumbria cost £643,000 to build

Major charity event will mark 80th anniversary of Wainwright’s Pennine Journey Sun, 16 Sep 2018 19:51:50
A major charity fundraising walkers’ event is planned to mark the 80th anniversary of a seminal long-distance journey undertaken by Alfred Wainwright.

The renowned guidebook author and artist undertook a two-week walk up and down the Pennines as the dark clouds of war gathered over Britain in 1938

Old Lancashire station flagstones keep Yorkshire Dales walkers on track Sun, 16 Sep 2018 18:11:11
Flagstones that once lined the platform at a Lancashire railway station are helping walkers keep on track in the Yorkshire Dales.

The stones are been used at five sites in the national park to improve rights of way

On test: Hoka One One Torrent shoe reviewed Sun, 16 Sep 2018 15:16:25
The brand with the big soles' new shoe is aimed squarely at trailrunners needing a more responsive model

Rescuers called to aid exausted ultrarunner at remote Skiddaw House hostel Sun, 16 Sep 2018 12:32:14
Rescuers were called out to a remote Lakeland hostel to aid an exhausted competitor in a running event.

Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 7.35pm on Saturday after the man retired from an ultra trail race at Skiddaw House

Kílian Jornet and Tove Alexandersson clinch skyrunning titles with Steall wins Sat, 15 Sep 2018 20:33:57
Catalan runner Kilian Jornet and Swede Tove Alexandersson stamped their authority on the world skyrunning championships with victories in the Salomon Ring of Steall Race on Saturday.

Jornet, who broke the record for the Lakeland Bob Graham Round earlier this year, will take a brief rest before defending his record in the tough Glen Coe Skyline Race on Sunday

Rescuers searching for missing Cairngorms walkers find another pair in trouble Fri, 14 Sep 2018 15:51:02
Rescuers searching for two lost walkers in the Cairngorms had to help two different people to safety after coming across them during their search.

Cairngorm Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Thursday evening during a training exercise

Campaigners welcome cash-for-access plans in Gove’s Agriculture Bill Thu, 13 Sep 2018 19:21:28
A leading campaign group has welcomed the Westminster Government’s plans to link farm payments to improving access for walkers and other outdoor enthusiasts.

The Open Spaces Society said it was delighted Environment Secretary Michael Gove had listened to organisations championing public access to the countryside

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