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On test: AKU Serai mountaineering boots reviewed

High-end insulated boots for high-end mountain trips; how did they perform?...

Rescuers and mountaineers will attend Scottish Parliament reception

Parliamentarians will hear from mountaineers and rescuers at a Holyrood reception. Representatives of Scottish Mountain Rescue and Mountaineering S...

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.

Six days, six hours, four minutes: how Paul Tierney broke the Wainwrights running record

An astonishing challenge that ran on chips, banter and very little sleep, but definitely no smashed avocado.

On test: walking trousers reviewed

We've been legging it across the hills and countryside to put 16 pairs of technical walking trousers to the test; which suits you best?.

Berghaus donates £30,000 of kit to protect air ambulance crews from elements

Lifesaving airborne medics will be protected from the elements thanks to outdoors brand Berghaus. The Sunderland-based firm has kitted out staff at...

Winter comes to Lakeland as three felltop assessors gear up for a new season

The Lake District's felltop assessors will begin their daily ascents of Helvellyn this week; we spoke to 'new boy' Wes Hunter to get his thoughts on his new 'dream job'.

Voluntary groups call for dismantling of Cairn Gorm funicular railway

A group of voluntary organisations said the controversial funicular railway on Cairn Gorm should be dismantled.

Happy ending in rescuers' 'hide and seek' for lost Yorkshire Three Peaks walker

Rescuers said they had a ‘little game of hide-and-seek’ in the Yorkshire Dales after a lost walker called for help.

On test: walkers' ice-axes reviewed

An ice-axe is essential for anyone heading for the wintry mountains in the UK; we put three to the test.

Rescuers thank walkers who provided extra clothes for injured Sugar Loaf woman

Rescuers have thanked passers-by who provided extra clothing to a walker who injured herself on a Brecon Beacons peak.

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.

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.

Grough's great big guide to Christmas gift ideas for the outdoor fan

We've scoured the outdoor world for suggestions for innovative festive presents for the mad-keen outdoor enthusiast in your life..

Three callouts for Keswick rescuers as icy conditions catch out Lakeland hillgoers

A Lake District team was called out three times on Sunday to aid people who came to grief in icy conditions.

Leadhills Estate in Lowther Hills loses general licence after wildlife crimes in area

A Scottish Government agency has restricted a licence on a shooting estate in the Lowther Hills after evidence of wildlife crime in the area.

Leo Houlding and crew battle 'slime forest' and rain torrents in Mount Roraima trek

Climber and adventurer Leo Houlding and his team have battled through a ‘slime forest’ and torrential rain in their push towards their Mount Roraima goal.

Friends of Lake District to hold open meeting to hear views on local concerns

Conservation and landscape charity the Friends of the Lake District will hold an open meeting to discuss planning and landscape issues.


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