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Rescuer describes severe conditions as he joins The Spine frontrunner

A mountain rescue team member has described the horrendous conditions as he accompanied the frontrunner in Britain’s most brutal race.

Hunt for missing Cheviots mountain biker David Bibby suspended overnight

The massive manhunt for a missing mountain biker in the Cheviots was suspended as night fell. The search for David Bibby was scaled down earlier to...

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.

Air ambulance blood scheme could save stricken walkers' lives

A scheme developed during the Afghanistan conflict could save the lives of injured walkers and climbers in the North of England.

Warnings issued as Scottish mountains set to be hit by 100mph winds

Winds reaching speeds of 100mph are expected on Scottish mountains over the next two days. The Met Office has issued an amber warning for the Highl...

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...

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.

Snowdon warden urges walkers to check weather as cold snap forecast

National park bosses in Snowdonia are urging hillwalkers to check weather forecasts before they head for the region’s mountains.

Skye death-fall leader Graham Paterson 'had no formal qualification'

The body that oversees mountaineering qualifications in the UK has revealed that the man who died on the Skye Cuillin two years ago while leading a novice had no formal qualification.

Cheviots mountain biker search ends as police reveal man gave 'false information'

A huge search in appalling weather for a mystery mountain biker in the Cheviots has been called off. Northumbria Police said they are no longer sea...

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.

More than 350 give views on controversial Lomond camping-ban plans

Bosses of a national park at the centre of controversial plans to ban wild camping alongside some of its lochs said a large number of responses were received in a public consultation.

Ed Catmur wins The Challenger race after enduring hail, snow and gales

A gruelling race along the southern part of the Pennines has been won by Surrey-based runner Edward Catmur.

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.

Man airlfited from Bristly Ridge after breaking leg in fall

A man was airlifted to hospital after breaking his leg in a fall on a Snowdonia scrambling route. His fellow walkers splinted his leg but called fo...

Edale Mountain Rescue Team in action as snow halts ambulance crews

Volunteers from a mountain rescue team spent the night helping ambulance crews as snow prevented them reaching patients.

John Muir Trust says Crossburns windfarm would blight Rob Roy Way

A conservation charity says a planned windfarm in the Perthshire Highlands would blight one of Scotland’s long-distance trails.

Tom Weir statue to be unveiled on Lomond shore after public campaign

Outdoor enthusiasts will gather at a lochside site to honour the memory of a Scottish walking and climbing legend.


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