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Rescuers say £5 bivvy bag probably saved lives of stranded Cairn Gorm walkers

A rescue team leader said a couple who spent the night on a Highland mountain probably owe their lives to their plastic bivvy bag.

02 January 2017

Missing Cairngorms walkers found alive after spending night in Arctic conditions

Two walkers have been found alive after going missing overnight in the Highlands. The couple failed to return on New Year’s Day after heading out...

02 January 2017

Walker swept a kilometre down Ingleton Waterfalls suffers multiple injuries

A walker was airlifted to hospital after being swept more than half a mile downstream when he fell into a river at a Yorkshire Dales beauty spot The 40-year-old man fell into the River Doe at Ingleton Waterfalls on Sunday.

01 January 2017

Cleveland Way appears on Street View after runners' seven-month effort

Walkers who fancy stretching their legs on one of England’s national trails can now get a visual preview of their route.

31 December 2016

Happy New Year from everyone at grough!

The team at grough would like to wish you a happy New Year. Thanks to everyone who has helped make 2016 an eventful year. We hope you’ve all enjo...

31 December 2016

Rescuers lend torches to lost Ingleborough walkers as group led to safety

Rescuers had to lend a group of walkers headtorches to reach safety after they got lost on the slopes of one of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks.

30 December 2016

Rescuers rig up rope system to aid injured walker at Aira Force

Rescuers rigged up a rope system during a callout to a walker with a suspected broken arm at a Lake District beauty spot.

28 December 2016

Peak District walker knocked out after being blown over by wind

A walker was knocked unconscious when he was blown over while walking in strong winds in the Peak District.

27 December 2016

Competition watchdog begins probe into GO Outdoors takeover by JD Sports

The UK’s competition watchdog has begun an investigation into the takeover of a major outdoors retailer.

23 December 2016

Patterdale rescuers rope up to save stranded dog at Aira Force

A rescue team went to the aid of a dog stranded in a precarious position at a Lake District beauty spot.

02 January 2017

Three largest outdoors rescue organisations look to increase co-operation

Representatives of three outdoors rescue organisations are exploring ways to work more closely together.

02 January 2017

New Year's Day incidents keep Lake District rescuers busy with four callouts

Rescuers in the Lake District had a busy start to 2017 with four incidents that led to callouts. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 1pm...

01 January 2017

Lost Lakeland walker rescued from steep ground while searching for Priest's Hole

A walker was rescued after getting lost searching for a Lake District cave made popular after a television programme.

31 December 2016

Central Beacons rescuers' veteran Huw Jones appointed MBE in New Year's Honours

A man who has served as a mountain rescue volunteer for more than 35 years has been recognised in the New Year’s Honours.

30 December 2016

Injured walker airlifted from Ingleborough after slip on ice

A walker was airlifted from one of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks after injuring himself. The 38-year-old slipped on ice while coming down from Inglebor...

30 December 2016

Blencathra walkers rescued after getting stuck on steep ground

A couple were rescued from a Lake District fell after getting stuck on steep ground. A woman walking with her partner and their two dogs called for...

27 December 2016

Dales walker airlifted after suffering leg injury on Barbon Low Fell

A woman was rescued from a fell in the western Dales after injuring her leg. The Clapham-based Cave Rescue Organisation was called out by Cumbria p...

27 December 2016

Happy Christmas from all of us at grough

We wish all of our readers and followers a happy festive season and an active outdoors yuletide. We hope you’ve had a great year on the hills and...

23 December 2016

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