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Walker airlifted from Lake District fell after slip leads to leg injury

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after slipping and injuring her leg. The woman was on the path between Blea Water and Haweswater w...

30 December 2014

Lakeland walker airlifted from High Rigg after slip on frozen turf

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after injuring herself when she slipped on frozen grass.

28 December 2014

Edale Mountain Rescue Team in action as snow halts ambulance crews

Volunteers from a mountain rescue team spent the night helping ambulance crews as snow prevented them reaching patients.

27 December 2014

Happy Christmas from us all at grough!

The team at grough would like to wish all our online friends a happy Christmas. We hope you all have a fabulous yuletide and get lots of outdoor go...

24 December 2014

Snowdon warden urges walkers to check weather as cold snap forecast

National park bosses in Snowdonia are urging hillwalkers to check weather forecasts before they head for the region’s mountains.

23 December 2014

Gordon Watson takes over as chief of Loch Lomond national park

A man who helped establish Scotland’s first national park has been appointed its chief executive. Gordon Watson will step up from his post as dir...

22 December 2014

Sir Chris Bonington at 80: life, death and close scrapes

The elder statesman of British mountaineering clocked up 80 years in August. Sir Chris Bonington celebrated his eight decades on this earth by repe...

21 December 2014

Rotary provides CPR machines to Lake District mountain rescuers

A community organisation has provided lifesaving equipment to mountain rescue teams in the Lake District.

20 December 2014

Skye death-fall leader Graham Paterson 'had no formal qualification'

The body that oversees mountaineering qualifications in the UK has revealed that the man who died on the Skye Cuillin two years ago while leading a novice had no formal qualification.

20 December 2014

Man airlfited from Bristly Ridge after breaking leg in fall

A man was airlifted to hospital after breaking his leg in a fall on a Snowdonia scrambling route. His fellow walkers splinted his leg but called fo...

29 December 2014

Tortoise and hare runner aims for double Yorkshire Three Peaks circuit

Two outdoor enthusiasts are preparing for a ‘tortoise and hare’ charity challenge in the Yorkshire Dales.

27 December 2014

Walker airlifted to hosptial after breaking ankle in slip on Whiteless Pike

A walker was airlifted to hospital after slipping and breaking his ankle on a Lake District fell. The 70-year-old man from France was walking on Wh...

26 December 2014

Trust marks centenary of death of conservation pioneer John Muir

Christmas Eve marks the centenary of the death of John Muir, the Scots-born conservation pioneer revered in his adopted USA.

24 December 2014

West Midlands rescue team seeks crowd-funding for new members' gear

A search and rescue team has launched a crowd-funding campaign to buy gear for its members. West Midlands Search & Rescue covers Shropshire, He...

22 December 2014

Lost Lakeland walker found on Gale Fell after dogs join rescuers in search

A walker was rescued after getting lost on a Lakeland fell. The man, from Cleator, Cumbria, became disoriented while walking between Buttermere and...

22 December 2014

John Muir Trust says Crossburns windfarm would blight Rob Roy Way

A conservation charity says a planned windfarm in the Perthshire Highlands would blight one of Scotland’s long-distance trails.

21 December 2014

Dales fellrunner rescued after slip leads to broken ankle

A fellrunner was rescued after suffering a suspected broken ankle in the Yorkshire Dales. The 38-year-old man slipped when he was crossing a clappe...

20 December 2014

Tom Weir statue to be unveiled on Lomond shore after public campaign

Outdoor enthusiasts will gather at a lochside site to honour the memory of a Scottish walking and climbing legend.

20 December 2014

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