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Climber enlists public's help to rescue dogs stranded on Helvellyn for two days

Climbers have rescued two dogs that were stuck for two day in a precarious position high on England’s third tallest mountain in freezing conditions.

Flip! Experts warn new clothing trend could be fatal attraction for your compass

Mountain experts have identified a new hazard for hillgoers, after analysis of a recent rescue in the Highlands.

Shauna Coxsey heads medal hopes as climbing gets £630,000 Olympic boost

The UK’s Olympic sport climbing hopes were boosted today with the announcement that up to £630,000 is being made available to support the push for medals at the Tokyo games in 2020.

Couple and five-year-old son airlifted from Y Garn after getting lost

A couple and their five-year-old child were airlifted from a Snowdonia mountain after getting lost in the dark.

Helvellyn climber injured after falling 500ft trying to help stranded walker

A climber was seriously injured when he fell 500ft after going to the aid of a walker who fell on Helvellyn.

Pavel Paloncý wins Spine Race for third time

Pavel Paloncý has won the Montane Spine Race for the third time. The Czech ultrarunner arrived at the finish at Kirk Yetholm on Thursday ahead of ...

Spine Race leader Jim Mann sets blistering pace as athletes endure overnight snow

Montane Spine Race leader Jim Mann is continuing to set a blistering pace as runners contend with harsh winter conditions in the northern Pennines.

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...

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...

Lake District rescuers in seven-hour operation after man falls 160ft on Great End

A man who fell more than 160ft on a Lake District mountain was rescued in an operation lasting seven hours.

OutDoor trade show says goodbye to Fred with move to Munich

A major outdoors trade show will switch venues from next year. OutDoor, which is run by the European Outdoor Group, will move to Munich from 2019...

Broadcaster Cameron McNeish to receive Scots mountain culture award

Writer and broadcaster Cameron McNeish has been recognised for his contribution to mountain culture. The former magazine editor will receive the Sc...

We join Lake District felltop assessor Zac Poulton to brush up our winter skills

Fancy brushing up your winter mountain skills with an expert? We took to the hill with one of the Lake District's felltop assessors...

Julia Bradbury to showcase Britain's 100 favourite walks in 2½-hour TV special

Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy some of Britain’s best walks – without leaving the comfort of their sofa.

Search dogs found walker Richard Cockerham alive after 48 hours on Lakeland fells

Rescuers have revealed details of the huge operation to find a walker who was missing on the Lakeland fells for 48 hours in severe weather.

Temperature probes installed on Helvellyn headwall to aid winter climbers

A temperature monitoring system has been set up on England’s third highest mountain to help protect rare plant life on winter climbing routes.

Polartec unveils ingenious new Power Fill insulation fabric at ISPO trade show

At this year’s ISPO in Germany, Polartec is proud to announce Power Fill - the latest in fabric innovation, an ingenious discovery that’s resulted in an incredibly warm, one-of-a-kind, fill insulation.

Happy Christmas from all of us at grough!

We wish all our readers, friends, followers and the whole outdoors community a happy Christmas. We hope you’ve had a great 2017 and have enjoyed ...

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