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Injured Clwydian Hills walker airlifted from Foel Fenlli

A walker was airlifted from a hillside in north Wales after injuring herself. The woman slipped on a steep path on the flanks of Foel Fenlli in the...

07 January 2018

Police appeal to Pen y Fan walkers to park carefully during Fan Dance race weekend

Police are appealing to visitors to the Brecon Beacons to park considerately on what promises to be a busy weekend.

05 January 2018

Wintry weather helps retailer Mountain Warehouse to 'cracking' Christmas

Wintry weather helped outdoors retailer Mountain Warehouse to a ‘cracking’ Christmas, its chief executive said.

04 January 2018

Glossop mountain rescuers join Christmas Day Corrie screen action

A mountain rescue team was involved in bringing a cliffhanger episode of one of Britain’s most popular soap operas to the screen on Christmas Day.

02 January 2018

New Year's Eve rescue of cragfast walker is team's 22nd callout to Tryfan

A walker was winched from a rescue hotspot in Snowdonia after getting stuck in a precarious position on steep ground.

31 December 2017

UPDATED: six rescue team volunteers recognised in New Year Honours

Members of rescue teams have been recognised in the New Year Honours. Five rescuers have been appointed MBEs and a sixth will receive a British Emp...

30 December 2017

Map omission 'could have cost lost Cairn Gorm climbers' lives'

A simple omission by a group of climbers could have cost them their lives after they got lost in a blizzard in the Cairngorms.

28 December 2017

Climber Leo Houlding and Spectre team send Christmas greetings from Antarctic

Climber and adventurer Leo Houlding has sent a festive message from the Antarctic as he and team members Jean Burgun and Mark Sedon spend their Christmas ski-kiting their route after ascending the Spectre in the Gothic Mountains.

25 December 2017

Yorkshire Three Peaks walker found suffering hypothermia on Ingleborough

A lost walker attempting the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge was found suffering from severe hypothermia on a fell top by rescuers.

24 December 2017

Government backs plans to plant 50 million trees across northern England

The UK Government has announced plans to create a forest of 50 million trees across the countryside of the North of England.

07 January 2018

Campaigners hopeful for national parks after Gove signals farm subsidy shift

A charity that campaigns for national parks has given a cautious welcome to ministerial plans to overhaul farm subsidies after Brexit.

04 January 2018

Campaigners call on councils to fulfil duty to signpost 'secret' paths

Campaigners are calling on councils to fulfil their legal responsibility and end what they call the ‘scandal’ of hidden paths.

03 January 2018

Rescuers' winter gear plea after Blencathra walkers get stuck on Sharp Edge

Rescuers reiterated the need to be properly equipped when heading for the Lake District mountains in wintry conditions after a couple had to be rescued from Sharp Edge.

31 December 2017

Happy New Year from all of us at grough!

We’d like to wish all our readers and friends a happy New Year. We hope you all have a great 2018 with lots of outdoor activities. The team he...

31 December 2017

Passing climber comes to aid of pair with dog stuck in snow on Sharp Edge

A passing climber saved rescuers an ‘epic’ operation after a pair of walkers got stuck on a Lake District ridge.

28 December 2017

Coastguard releases footage of second rescue of Snowdon walkers from Crib Goch

Rescuers were called out to aid walkers stuck on a Snowdonia ridge for the second time in less than a fortnight.

27 December 2017

Christmas Eve walker rescued after injuring leg in Borrowdale slip

A man was rescued after slipping and injuring his leg while walking on a Lake District path. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 2.05pm ...

24 December 2017

Snowdonia Christmas hillwalkers should prepare for snow and ice, wardens say

Mountain experts in Snowdonia are warning walkers to expect wintry conditions on the national park’s peaks over the Christmas period.

22 December 2017

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