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Police appeal to Glen Duror walkers who may have witnessed concerning behaviour

Police have appealed to people walking in a glen in Appin on Sunday to report anything out of the ordinary they may have witnessed.

05 January 2020

Cave diver dies in flooded section of Dales underground system

A cave diver has died in a flooded section of a western Dales system. The man’s body was found in a sump in Lancaster Hole after he was reported ...

05 January 2020

Four callouts over Christmas period for Cockermouth rescuers

Volunteers from Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team were kept busy over the Christmas period, responding to four incidents on the Lake District fells.

02 January 2020

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year from us all at grough. Have a fantastic 2020!...

31 December 2019

Brecon Beacons walker rescued from Blorenge after injuring ankle in fall

Rescuers were called out to aid a walker who fell and injured herself on Christmas Day on a Brecon Beacons hill.

29 December 2019

Police name Terry Rooney as walker who died on Buachaille Etive Mòr

Police have named a walker who died on a Glen Coe mountain. Terence Rooney, known as Terry, was found on Buachaille Etive Mòr on Monday. Police...

27 December 2019

Two drunk men helped to safety from Snowdon after walkers call for help

Two drunken men were brought to safety from the flanks of Snowdon after passing walkers expressed concern about their wellbeing.

24 December 2019

Two lost Scafell Pike walkers rescued after spending cold night on fells

Two walkers were found after getting lost and spending a cold night on the fells after summiting England’s highest mountain.

23 December 2019

Yorkshire Dales cavers rescued after being trapped in Gaping Gill system

Two cavers were rescued from a Yorkshire Dales system after they were trapped by rising water. The men, both aged 22, were part of a larger party e...

21 December 2019

Walker airlifted from Cadair Idris after injuring head in fall

A walker was airlifted from a Snowdonia hillside after suffering a head injury in a fall. The 32-year-old took a short tumbling fall at the top of ...

05 January 2020

Longtown rescuers called out to two separate incidents as walkers suffer injuries

Rescuers were called out to two separate incidents simultaneously after walkers in south Wales suffered injuries.

03 January 2020

Wainwright aficionados will help fund Calvert Trust activities in 2020

A charity that provides outdoor activities for people with disabilities will benefit from fundraising activities by aficionados of Alfred Wainwright.

02 January 2020

Lakeland walker suffers serious injury in fall from Langstrath scramble route

A walker suffered a serious head injury in a fall from a scrambling route in the Lake District. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 1...

30 December 2019

MBE for Tweed Valley rescue team member Steve Penny in New Year Honours

A mountain rescue stalwart has been recognised in the New Year Honours. Steve Penny of Tweed Valley Mountain Rescue Team was appointed an MBE for s...

28 December 2019

Injured walker's poetry helps keep up rescuers' spirits during stretcher carry

An injured walker kept up rescuers’ spirits by regaling them with poetry and literary recitals as he was stretchered from a Lakeland fell.

26 December 2019

Three teams and rescue helicopter in search for lost High Cup Nick walkers

Three teams and a rescue helicopter were involved in a search for two walkers who got lost in the dark in the north Pennines.

23 December 2019

Rescuers find no sign of 'casualty' reported to have fallen from Sharp Edge

Mountain rescuers stood down after failing to find a casualty who was reported to have fallen off a Lake District ridge.

22 December 2019

Happy Christmas to you all from grough!

Everyone at grough would like to wish a merry Christmas to all our readers, friends, followers and the wider outdoor community.

20 December 2019

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