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The latest outdoor news updated throughout the day courtesy of grough.co.uk
Workers use 600 tonnes of stone on eroded Yorkshire Three Peaks Sulber path Fri, 23 Apr 2021 16:09:14
National park rangers and volunteers are using more than 600 tonnes of stone aggregate to make the going easier for walkers on one of the Yorkshire Dales’ most popular routes.

The material is being airlifted to the slopes of Ingleborough from a quarry in nearby Horton in Ribblesdale


Lakeland walker stretchered from Hallin Fell after injuring knee Wed, 21 Apr 2021 18:01:13
A walker who injured herself on a Lake District fell was rescued in a three-hour operation.

The 39-year-old from London was with her husband and young family on Hallin Fell on Tuesday when she suffered a knee injury


Injured Lakeland walker rescued after four-hour crawl with broken leg and arm Tue, 20 Apr 2021 18:48:14
A walker crawled for up to four hours after being injured in a fall on a Lake District fell.

Rescuers said the man’s efforts to get to safety evoked the spirit of the late mountaineer Doug Scott, famed for his descent of The Ogre with two broken legs


On test: Olight RN3500 and RN180 TL Bike Lights reviewed Tue, 20 Apr 2021 09:58:09
A new cycle light set from Olight combines a powerful front light with a compact but bright rear light


Rescue helicopter winches injured walker from Cadair Idris Sun, 18 Apr 2021 18:23:25
A walker was winched from a Snowdonia mountain after injuring herself when she slipped.

A Coastguard helicopter flew to the scene on Cadair Idris after initially being called away to a more urgent incident


Man airlifted from Striding Edge after breaking ankle in slip Sun, 18 Apr 2021 12:50:13
A man was airlifted from Helvellyn after breaking his ankle.

The 60-year-old from north-east England slipped while traversing Striding Edge on Saturday


Injured Lakeland walker airlifted after fall on Hindscarth Sat, 17 Apr 2021 19:08:24
A walker was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after suffering head and neck injuries in a fall.

The 71-year-old was with his wife on Hindscarth on Friday when the incident happened


Rescuers find Lakeland walker in wrong valley after she separated from parents Fri, 16 Apr 2021 19:01:01
A walker was led to safety by rescuers after becoming separated from her parents on the Lake District fells.

Penrith and Kendal Mountain Rescue Teams were called out in the incident above Mardale


Mountaineering Scotland welcomes lifting of stay-local orders for hill-goers Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:12:37
Mountaineering Scotland has welcomed the easing of travel restrictions from Friday, allowing people to travel outside their local area.

But the organisation, which represents hillwalkers, mountaineers, ski tourers and climbers north of the border, pleaded with hill-goers to act responsibly


Puppy Louis rescued after falling 300ft in Moffat Hills Wed, 14 Apr 2021 19:00:57
A puppy was rescued after surviving a 300ft fall on a Scottish hillside.

Police asked for the help of Moffat Mountain Rescue Team on Wednesday after springer spaniel Louis’s owners reported the incident


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