Outdoor News

The latest outdoor news updated throughout the day courtesy of grough.co.uk
Busy spell continues with two callouts for Keswick rescuers Thu, 13 Aug 2020 18:28:28
Keswick Mountain Rescue Team’s busy spell continued on Thursday, with two callouts in quick succession.

The team’s volunteers were first alerted shortly after noon when a mountain biker suffered injuries on a fellside


New short films help Westmorland Dales visitors identify meadow wild flowers Thu, 13 Aug 2020 15:54:27
Can you tell a melancholy thistle from a common knapweed?

Would you be able to identify red clover or yellow rattle?


Lakeland walker ‘paralysed by exposure’ rescued from Cat Bells scramble Wed, 12 Aug 2020 19:04:16
A man was rescued from a Lake District fell after becoming stuck on a rocky section of the ascent.

The 46-year-old and his partner were on their way up Cat Bells on Wednesday when he got into difficulties on a scrambly part of the route


Missing man Lee Thompson found after six-hour North York Moors search by rescuers Wed, 12 Aug 2020 12:44:47
A man reported missing on the North York Moors was found after a six-hour search by rescuers.

Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team was joined by search dog handlers and animals from the Swaledale and Teesdale and Weardale teams in the operation to find Lee Thompson


Police appeal to North York Moors walkers for sightings of missing Lee Thompson Tue, 11 Aug 2020 19:34:05
Police in the North York Moors have issued an urgent appeal to walkers for sightings of a missing man.

Lee Thompson, 48, of Middlesbrough was reported missing on Tuesday


Lakeland runner airlifted from Central Fells after injuring leg Tue, 11 Aug 2020 19:19:46
A runner was rescued from the Sca Fell range after a leg injury left her unable to carry on.

The 51-year-old was descending Great End towards Scafell Pike with her partner on Monday when she felt her hamstring give way and fell over


Lake District walker injured after being charged by bullock Mon, 10 Aug 2020 18:37:19
A man was injured after being charged by a bullock while walking in the Lake District.

Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called to the incident in fields near Braithwaite on Sunday


Teen rescued from Helvellyn after succumbing to heat exhaustion Mon, 10 Aug 2020 16:06:46
A teenager was rescued after suffering heat exhaustion attempting the ascent of England’s third-highest mountain.

Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 8.50pm on Sunday after passers-by raised the alarm


On test: waterproof jackets reviewed Mon, 10 Aug 2020 13:09:52
We've been out in all weathers to put 14 waterproof jackets to the test; here's what we think


Couple rescued after getting lost on Cadair Idris as night fell Sun, 09 Aug 2020 18:02:39
A couple who got lost on a Snowdonia mountain as darkness fell were brought to safety by rescuers.

Aberdyfi Search and Rescue Team said the man and woman from London were lightly equipped for a day on the mountain


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