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Grough's great big guide to Christmas gift ideas for the outdoor fan

We've scoured the outdoor world for suggestions for innovative festive presents for the mad-keen outdoor enthusiast in your life..

09 December 2019

Treemendous effort by rescuers after mystery light spotted on Snowdonia peak

Rescuers were called out after a mysterious light was spotted on a Snowdonia mountain. Members of Aberdyfi Search and Rescue Team were alerted abou...

05 December 2019

Cave Rescue Organisation buys small off-roader to reach Yorkshire Dales casualties

A rescue team in the Yorkshire Dales has invested in a small off-road vehicle to reach casualties on the fells.

04 December 2019

Man dies after collapsing on Yorkshire Dales walk

A man has died after collapsing while walking in the Yorkshire Dales. The 86-year-old had complained of feeling unwell on the bridleway between Ing...

30 November 2019

Winter comes to Lakeland as three felltop assessors gear up for a new season

December marks the beginning of meteorological winter; it’s also when winter officially comes to the Lake District with the start of the felltop assessor service.

30 November 2019

Scorpion stings among hazards as Leo Houlding's team starts Mount Roraima climb

Leo Houlding’s attempt on a route on a Guyana ‘lost world’ tepui has begun in earnest, with his team making progress in difficult conditions on its heavily vegetated overhanging cliffs.

27 November 2019

Rab and Lowe Alpine firm teams up with Outward Bound for kids' activity week

Pupils from a Preston school enjoyed a week of activities thanks to a collaboration between the Outward Bound Trust and the owners of two major outdoors brands.

25 November 2019

Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers call for help after getting lost in dark

Four walkers attempting the Yorkshire Three Peaks had to call for help after getting lost in the dark.

23 November 2019

Helvellyn pair rescued after getting stuck descending icy Swirral Edge

Two mountaineers had to be rescued from England’s third-highest mountain after getting stuck on snow and ice.

19 November 2019

Leo Houlding and team complete free climb of Guyana tepui Roraima

Leo Houlding and his expedition team have successfully completed a new free-climbing route on a South American ‘lost world’.

06 December 2019

Berghaus donates £30,000 of kit to protect air ambulance crews from elements

Lifesaving airborne medics will be protected from the elements thanks to outdoors brand Berghaus. The Sunderland-based firm has kitted out staff at...

04 December 2019

Three callouts for Keswick rescuers as icy conditions catch out Lakeland hillgoers

A Lake District team was called out three times on Sunday to aid people who came to grief in icy conditions.

03 December 2019

Donald MacRae to step down as leader of Dundonnell rescue team

The leader of Dundonnell Mountain Rescue Team has announced he is stepping down from the post. Donald MacRae has been a member of the team for more...

30 November 2019

Leadhills Estate in Lowther Hills loses general licence after wildlife crimes in area

A Scottish Government agency has restricted a licence on a shooting estate in the Lowther Hills after evidence of wildlife crime in the area.

28 November 2019

Three disoriented Helvellyn walkers led to safety as daylight fades

Three walkers called for help after getting into difficulties while descending from England’s third-highest mountain.

26 November 2019

Green activist, film-maker and photographers appointed Friends of Lake District patrons

A young environmental campaigner, a film-maker and two photographers have been appointed patrons of the Friends of the Lake District.

23 November 2019

Voluntary groups call for dismantling of Cairn Gorm funicular railway

A group of voluntary organisations said the controversial funicular railway on Cairn Gorm should be dismantled.

21 November 2019

Leo Houlding and crew battle 'slime forest' and rain torrents in Mount Roraima trek

Climber and adventurer Leo Houlding and his team have battled through a ‘slime forest’ and torrential rain in their push towards their Mount Roraima goal.

19 November 2019