Rising stream water forces Highland walkers to spend night on mountain

Two walkers had to spend the night on the hill after getting trapped by rising water in a Highland stream.

15 January 2019

Jim Mann smashes record to take Spine Challenger race victory

Jim Mann has won the Montane Spine Challenger race in a record time. The British runner arrived at the finish in Hardraw in the Yorkshire Dales on ...

13 January 2019

Walkers guided to safety after getting lost in fog on Cadair Idris

Two walkers were guided to safety from Cadair Idris after getting lost in hill fog. The pair called for help on Thursday from the Snowdonia peak af...

11 January 2019

Two walkers rescued after darkness descends on Helvellyn range

Two walkers were brought to safety after getting caught out by the dark on the Helvellyn range. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was alerted shortly be...

08 January 2019

Yorkshire Dales walker suffers suspected broken leg in Malham Cove slip

A walker was rescued from a Yorkshire Dales beauty spot after suffering a suspected broken leg in a slip.

07 January 2019

Missing fellwalker Richard Gordon-Head found safe and well

A man who was reported missing on Friday has been found safe and well. Police said Wiltshire man Richard Gordon-Head was believed to be in Cumbria....

05 January 2019

Police reveal student who died in New Year's Day Ben Nevis fall was from Germany

Police have revealed that the woman who died in a fall on Ben Nevis on New Year’s Day was from Germany.

04 January 2019

Climber dies in Ben Nevis New Year's Day accident

A climber has died in an incident on Ben Nevis. Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Tuesday after the young woman fell. The Invernes...

01 January 2019

Happy New Year from grough!

Happy New Year to everyone from the grough team. We hope you've had lots of fun in the great outdoors in the past year. Here's hoping you have a...

31 December 2018

Carol Morgan adds Spine Challenger win to list as Jasmin Paris leads Spine Race

Carol Morgan has added another Pennine Way endurance-running win to her list. The Irish runner won the women’s trophy in the Montane Spine Challe...

14 January 2019

Jim Mann and Carol Morgan head Montane Spine Challenger runners as night falls

More than 100 runners are currently battling gale force winds and driving rain as night falls on the Montane Spine Challenger race.

12 January 2019

Mountaineers urge planners to look at bigger picture with Glen Etive hydro schemes

Mountaineers in Scotland are urging planners to look at the bigger picture when considering proposals for hydro-electric schemes in Glen Etive.

09 January 2019

Campaigners suggest 20mph limit on roads crossing common land

Campaigners say speed limits on roads crossing common land should be as low as 20mph. The Open Spaces Society called for enforced speed limits on u...

07 January 2019

Keswick rescuers mount search to find mum and eight-year-old stuck on Barf

A woman and her eight-year-old son had to be rescued after getting stuck on a Lake District fell. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 1....

05 January 2019

Cumbria police seek sightings of fellwalker Richard Gordon-Head

Police are seeking information on a man who they believe may have gone walking in the Lake District. Cumbria Constabulary said there are concerns f...

04 January 2019

Calls for help to north Wales rescue teams increased in 2018

Calls for help to north Wales’s volunteer mountain rescuers increased in 2018. The area’s six teams were alerted to more than 500 incidents las...

01 January 2019

Derby team clocks up record 70 incidents as injured Thorpe Cloud walker rescued

Mountain rescuers used their 4x4 vehicle to ford a river to bring an injured Peak District walker to safety.

31 December 2018

Man airlifted after falling while scrambling on Tryfan with eight-year-old son

A man was airlifted to hospital after injuring himself in a fall on Tryfan. The walker, from south-east England, was with his partner and eight-yea...

31 December 2018


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