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On test: MSR Elixir 1 tent reviewed

MSR describes its new Elixir 1 as the brand's 'most livable' one-person tent. So we lived in it to see... just for a few days...

Patagonia: the campaigns go on as company nears $1bn milestone

Ryan Gellert, one of the ethical brand's top bosses, speaks to grough and admits the microplastics problem scares the hell out of him.

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.

On test: 25 to 40 litre rucksacks reviewed

Which daysacks performed best in the great British countryside? We put 14 to the test to help you decide...

Records tumble as runners race head to head on Lakeland Billy Bland Challenge

A team of runners has beaten a series of records on a historic Lake District Challenge. Two sets of fellrunners and ultrarunners went head to head ...

Rare Cumbria magazine makes 10,500-mile journey back to England

A rare copy of the first edition of a magazine published by youth hostellers has found its way across the world to the delight of its present editor.

The outdoors in 2016: take a look back at a year of amazing events

A wild start to 2016 set the tone for the following 12 months with record-breaking rescue numbers, climbing achievements and astonishing challenges, making it a year to remember.

Hill sleuths' journey into mist reveals Cnoc Coinnich measures up to corbett status

Two men with a mission to find the exact height of a mountain in the southern Highlands climb into the clouds and add a new corbett to the list.

Here's a great half-price offer on grough route to mark our 10th birthday!

Grough is 10 years old! Our domain name was first registered in April 2006 and shortly after this we started posting stories and features on our on...

On test: softshell jackets reviewed

A softshell bridges that gap between a full-on hardshell waterproof and a midlayer top. We put seven to the test; here are the results...

Ramblers pay tribute to Jerry Pearlman, who paved the way for right-to-roam law

Campaigners have paid tribute to a luminary of the outdoor access movement who died recently. Jerry Pearlman’s work paved the way for the right-t...

The great big grough guide to Christmas gifts for your outdoor fan

We donned our headtorch and delved deep into Santa's cavern to find some top gifts for the outdoor enthusiast in your life.

On test: waterproof jackets reviewed

Anyone venturing into the outdoors should have a good waterproof jacket with them. See how 13 different brands performed in our exhaustive test...

On test: MSR Hubba Hubba NX two-person tent reviewed

It's the Seattle brand's bestselling two-person tent. How does the curiously named Hubba Hubba NX fare in the British countryside?...

Rescuers: walkers lost overnight on Cairn Gorm 'very lucky' to survive

Rescuers said a couple lost overnight on New Year’s Day in Arctic conditions on the Cairn Gorm plateau were very lucky to survive.

Mountaineers give £5,000 after John Muir Trust loses Stronelairg windfarm appeal

Scotland’s mountaineering body has pledged financial support to a charity after it lost a potentially expensive legal battle over a proposed windfarm in the Highlands.

New free grough map will use crowdsourced updates to help outdoor fans find their way

Today, we’re announcing a new mapping project we hope will revolutionise the way people enjoy their trips into the British countryside.

Get your outdoor clothing fixed at Patagonia's Worn Wear Tour workshops

Have you just bust a zip on that favourite waterproof jacket? Or ripped those comfortable trousers while tackling a gnarly scramble?...

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