Outdoor News

The latest outdoor news updated throughout the day courtesy of grough.co.uk
Lakeland walker rescued after suffering leg injury in slip Sat, 19 Oct 2019 10:56:31
A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after injuring his leg.

Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 12.30pm on Friday to the incident above Hayeswater

Lost Peak District walker found after night search by two teams Sat, 19 Oct 2019 10:35:52
A lost walker was rescued from Peak District moorland in a night-time operation involving two teams.

The 23-year-old man called police for help when he became disoriented on the hills above Langsett, east of Bleaklow

‘Tough’ 80-year-old able to walk to team vehicle after Borrowdale fall Fri, 18 Oct 2019 13:54:22
A ‘tough’ octogenarian was able to walk to a team vehicle supported by rescuers after injuring her head in a fall.

Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out to the incident shortly after 2pm on Thursday

An Cladach bothy on Islay will close for six months during stalking season Thu, 17 Oct 2019 14:51:50
The charity caring for a bothy on Islay has agreed it will be closed for six months each year, at the request of the owners.

The Mountain Bothies Association said that, from next year, An Cladach bothy will not be available during the stalking season, from September to the beginning of March

Missing walker Andrew Moorhouse found safe again by Fort William police Sun, 13 Oct 2019 12:31:33
Missing walker Andrew Moorhouse has been found in the Highlands.

The 47-year-old Sheffield man was reported missing on Tuesday after travelling to Lochaber

Anxious Blencathra walker rescued after getting stranded on ridge Sat, 12 Oct 2019 19:43:13
A group of walkers had to be rescued after one of them was overcome by anxiety on a rocky ridge on Blencathra.

The party of four called for help from Hall’s Fell Ridge on the mountain while negotiating a tricky section of the route about 200m below the summit of the fell

Honeymoon couple rescued after getting lost on Snowdonia mountain Sat, 12 Oct 2019 19:28:55
A couple celebrating their honeymoon in Snowdonia had to be rescued after they lost their way in the dark.

Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Organisation was alerted on Thursday after the two walkers called police for help about 6.45pm

Kendal gears up for Mountain Festival with expanded range of films and speakers Fri, 11 Oct 2019 19:39:20
Organisers of the UK’s biggest outdoor festival are gearing up for the event next month.

Kendal Mountain Festival’s theme for 2019 is openness, with a push to widen the range of people and activities represented at the event

Rescuers searching for missing Glen Roy walker find body Fri, 11 Oct 2019 14:11:46
Rescuers searching for a missing walker in the Highlands have found a body.

Members of Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team, working with the Inverness Coastguard helicopter, made the discovery on Thursday

Serial ‘disappearer’ Andrew Moorhouse reported missing again Fri, 11 Oct 2019 12:46:54
A man who has repeatedly gone missing while walking has been reported missing again.

Police Scotland appealed for information on Andrew Moorhouse who is believed to have travelled to Lochaber

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