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Disabled athlete Karen Darke heads Edinburgh festival bill this weekend

Disabled athlete Karen Darke will be one of the star speakers at this week’s Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival, which features many tales of triumph over adversity.

Motorsport legend John Surtees's donation aids air ambulance blood project

A former motor-racing champion has come to the aid of a scheme that could save the lives of injured climbers and walkers.

Injured climber airlifted after fall on Helvellyn winter route

A climber was injured in a fall close to where a walker fell to his death at the weekend. The mountaineer was tackling a winter route on Browncove ...

Wainwrights record breakers Birkinshaw and Naylor share stage at Keswick Festival

The man who set the fastest time for summiting all the Lake District Wainwrights will take to the stage with the fellrunner whose record he broke.

Teen rescued from Snowdon ridge in 90mph winds 'very lucky to be alive'

A teenager is ‘very lucky’ to be alive after he was rescued from Wales’s highest mountain in winter conditions and winds gusting to more than 90mph.

Aberdeenshire gamekeeper George Mutch jailed for killing goshawk

A gamekeeper has been jailed for four months for killing a protected bird of prey. George Mutch of Kildrummy, was found guilty of four offences inv...

Talks by Sandy Irvine's great-niece will raise cash for Mountain Trust

A relation of a tragic adventurer at the centre of a mountaineering mystery will entertain outdoor fans with a series of talks.

Happy New Year from everyone at grough!

Everyone here at grough would like to wish all our readers, friends, advertisers and supporters a very happy New Year.

Tortoise and hare runner aims for double Yorkshire Three Peaks circuit

Two outdoor enthusiasts are preparing for a ‘tortoise and hare’ charity challenge in the Yorkshire Dales.

Into the hot seat: new boss Gordon Watson's vision for the Lomond national park

Gordon Watson has taken over at the head of the Loch Lomond authority at a time when it is mired in controversy over plans to ban wild camping.

Two winter climbers injured in separate falls on Helvellyn range

Two winter climbers were injured in separate incidents on the Helvellyn range. Rescuers were called out first to aid a 21-year-old student from Lan...

Minister announces plans to make Ordnance Survey a government-owned company

A minister has announced plans to turn Britain’s national mapping agency into a government-owned company.

Hurricane winds force reatreat in seven-hour rescue of pair on Fairfield Horseshoe

Rescuers reached two stranded walkers on a Lake District fell after hurricane-speed winds forced them to abort their first attempt.

Campaigners object to United Utilities fence plan for fells above Thirlmere

Campaigners are fighting to stop a water company putting up a fence across open land in the Lake District.

Terry Abraham's Scafell Pike film set for BBC screening

A film chronicling a year in the life of England’s highest mountain will be shown on national television.

Climbing buddies will join Sir Chris Bonington for look back at life

Climbing legend and elder statesman of mountaineering Sir Chris Bonington will look back at his life at a London gathering.

The outdoors year in view: our look back at the events of 2014

Here's grough's look over the shoulder at 12 months' of outdoor action...

Happy Christmas from us all at grough!

The team at grough would like to wish all our online friends a happy Christmas. We hope you all have a fabulous yuletide and get lots of outdoor go...


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