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The latest outdoor news updated throughout the day courtesy of grough.co.uk
Lakeland walker rescued after falling into gill while taking photograph Fri, 22 Oct 2021 11:15:45
A walker was rescued after falling into a Lake District gill when he was taking a picture.

Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was alerted to the incident on Wednesday at Fisherplace Gill, on the western flanks of Helvellyn


Major search continues for walker David McCartney, missing in Yorkshire Dales Wed, 20 Oct 2021 19:35:59
A major search continued on Wednesday for a missing walker in the Yorkshire Dales.

Police issued an updated picture of David McCartney, who told his family on Monday he was heading out to go walking in Wharfedale


Police issue urgent appeal for sightings of missing Yorkshire Dales walker David McCartney Tue, 19 Oct 2021 12:30:43
Police in the Yorkshire Dales have issued an urgent appeal to find a walker who has been reported missing.

Mountain rescuers have joined the operation to find David McCartney, who is believed to have headed out to walk in Wharfedale


Broken boot prompts call to mountain rescue for Scafell Pike walkers Thu, 14 Oct 2021 19:44:51
Rescuers set out onto the slopes of England’s highest mountain with spare footwear after a pair of walkers got into difficulties when a boot fell apart.

The couple also became disoriented in darkness while descending from Scafell Pike via the Corridor Route on Wednesday


Injured man treated for hypothermia after falling 10 metres into Aira Force gorge Wed, 13 Oct 2021 19:08:10
A man was rescued after spending an hour in a Lake District stream when he fell more than 30ft into a gorge.

Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 1.30pm on Wednesday to the incident at Aira Force


Hadrian’s Wall becomes incident ‘hot spot’ as rescuers aid two walkers Wed, 13 Oct 2021 00:11:32
Rescuers in Northumberland were called out twice to aid walkers in difficulties along Hadrian’s Wall.

The two incidents followed a rescue early in October at the Roman wall, involving Northumberland National Park and North of Tyne Mountain Rescue Teams


Two fatal incidents among 12 callouts in nine days for Wasdale rescuers Tue, 12 Oct 2021 15:38:02
Rescuers from the Wasdale team have been called out to 12 incidents on England’s two highest mountains in the first nine days of October.

Two of the callouts involved fatalities


Pair rescued after getting lost descending from climb on Raven Crag in Borrowdale Mon, 11 Oct 2021 17:52:51
Two climbers were rescued after getting lost descending from a route in the Borrowdale Fells.

The men called for help after topping out on the Corvus route on Raven Crag on Sunday and losing the path on the descent to Stonethwaite


Pressure grows on rail bosses to reopen Dalwhinnie crossing as MSPs join campaign Mon, 11 Oct 2021 15:50:22
Pressure is growing on railway bosses to reopen a crossing used by outdoor enthusiasts to access Highland mountains and lochs.

Politicians have joined walkers’ and other outdoor bodies in urging Network Rail’s Scotland chief to unlock the gates at the Dalwhinnie level crossing


Lakeland walker airlifted to hospital after suffering chest pains on Cat Bells Sun, 10 Oct 2021 18:39:13
A man was airlifted to hospital after suffering chest pains while walking on a Lake District fell.

The 64-year-old was also reported to be having difficulty breathing during the incident on Sunday


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