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New free grough map will use crowdsourced updates to help outdoor fans find their way

Today, we’re announcing a new mapping project we hope will revolutionise the way people enjoy their trips into the British countryside.

Should you buy a satellite emergency device before heading for the hills?

Outdoor enthusiasts can now buy satellite devices to alert authorities if they get into trouble. Mountain expert Heather Morning looks at whether you ...

Cairn Gorm climber dies after falling 600ft in Coire an t-Sneachda

A climber has died after falling almost 600ft from the top of a climb on Cairn Gorm. The 32-year-old man was exiting the cornice of the route on Al...

Osprey caught on camera returning to Glaslyn after migrating thousands of miles

A migrant has been welcomed by locals in north Wales after making a journey of thousands of miles. Osprey Mrs G flew into her adopted home on the f...

Ingleborough Mend our Mountains scheme on track with early crowdfunding pledges

An appeal to raise cash to repair a heavily used path on the Yorkshire Three Peaks route is more than a fifth of the way to its target after only eight days.

Climber rescued after breaking ankle in Malham Cove fall

A climber was rescued from a Yorkshire Dales crag after falling 10ft and breaking his ankle. The 19-year-old was tackling a route on Malham Cove on...

Top award goes to Frio wallet that keeps diabetic outdoor fans' insulin cool

A pouch that allows outdoor enthusiasts to keep vital medicine at the correct temperature has won the top accolade in an inaugural award.

Appeal launched to pave Coast to Coast Walk bog on Nine Standards Rigg

Plans are afoot to improve the boggiest section of one of England’s most popular long-distance walking routes.

Report says people with dementia benefit from walking and outdoor activities

Walking and outdoor activities should be encouraged for people who have dementia, a report published today said.

Here's a great half-price offer on grough route to mark our 10th birthday!

Grough is 10 years old! Our domain name was first registered in April 2006 and shortly after this we started posting stories and features on our on...

Runner Steve Birkinshaw backs festival appeal to repair Cat Bells storm damage

An ultrarunner who broke the record for summiting all of Alfred Wainwright’s Lakeland fells joined teams repairing flood damage on one of the most popular hills described by the author.

Follow in the Brontë sisters' footsteps to Top Withins, inspiration for Wuthering Heights

Take to the romantic wild Brontë moors, home to Cathy and Heathcliff, on this walk starting in the hilltop village of Haworth in West Yorkshire .

Children at heart of Government plans to boost England's national parks

The Westminster Government has announced plans to boost the number of children visiting England’s national parks.

Spirit of Kinder gathering will mark Mass Trespass anniversary

The British Mountaineering Council’s hillwalking advocate will be among those gathering to mark the anniversary of a historic event in the battle for access to England’s uplands.

Body of missing walker Herpreet Bilkhu found on Ben More

Rescuers have found the body of a missing hillwalker on a southern Highlands munro. Edinburgh man Herpreet Bilkhu was reported missing after going ...

Seriously injured Lakeland walker rescued after cries for help heard

A man was airlifted to hospital after being knocked unconscious when he fell up to 100ft from a Lake District fell.

Longest new stretch of new England Coast Path opens in Somerset

The longest new section of the England Coast Path officially opened to the public today. Natural England’s chairman Andrew Sells marked the openi...

Rescuers' winter warning after 'extremely lucky' man survives Striding Edge fall

Rescuers warned the Lake District’s mountains are still in the grip of winter after being called out to England’s third-highest mountain for the second time in 24 hours.


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