Outdoor News

The latest outdoor news updated throughout the day courtesy of grough.co.uk
Adventurer Paul Rose presents national park volunteer awards at Kendal event Sun, 17 Nov 2019 21:10:28
A volunteer ranger who has completed more than 3,000 hours with a national park was among recipients of awards presented at the Kendal Mountain Festival.

Television broadcaster and adventurer Paul Rose handed over trophies to winners of the national park volunteer awards at the event on Saturday


Injured mountain biker uses inner tube as sling after Lakeland fell crash Sat, 16 Nov 2019 17:36:08
A mountain biker used an inner tube to improvise a sling after he injured himself in a crash on a Lake District fell.

The 31-year-old knocked himself out and suffered a suspected broken collar bone in the incident on Skiddaw on Saturday


Happy ending in rescuers’ ‘hide and seek’ for lost Yorkshire Three Peaks walker Thu, 14 Nov 2019 20:37:48
Rescuers said they had a ‘little game of hide-and-seek’ in the Yorkshire Dales after a lost walker called for help.

The Cave Rescue Organisation was alerted about 5.45pm on Tuesday when a man attempting the Yorkshire Three Peaks reported himself lost on Ingleborough


Food poisoning stymies Mick Fowler’s and Vic Saunders’s second Chombu attempt Mon, 11 Nov 2019 20:37:27
A bout of food poisoning finally put paid to two climbers’ second attempt to summit a Himalayan mountain.

Mick Fowler described a series of ‘rubbish’ conditions that defeated his expedition to climb Chombu with mountaineering partner Victor Saunders


Friends of Lake District to hold open meeting to hear views on local concerns Mon, 11 Nov 2019 19:51:43
Conservation and landscape charity the Friends of the Lake District will hold an open meeting to discuss planning and landscape issues.

The gathering on Thursday will allow members of the public to have their say on matters that have caused concern recently


Body found during major search for missing Yorkshire Dales walker Sat, 09 Nov 2019 13:22:41
A body was found during a major search for a missing walker in the Yorkshire Dales.

Police requested the help of the Cave Rescue Organisation on Thursday evening in the hunt for the 77-year-old man who had been reported missing in the Horton in Ribblesdale area


Police appeal to Snowdon walkers for sightings of woman in difficulties Fri, 08 Nov 2019 00:12:51
Police in Snowdonia are appealing for information about a woman they are concerned about on Wales’s highest mountain.

North Wales Police said they had received a report of a woman on Snowdon who they say may have found herself in difficulties on Thursday afternoon


Lakeland walkers suffer cracked ankles after slips on mud in separate incidents Thu, 07 Nov 2019 20:49:39
A walker was stretchered from a Lake District fell after slipping and injuring herself.

The woman was descending the lower slopes of Robinson at the head of the Newlands Valley on Wednesday when the incident happened


Lost Cadair Idris pair had ‘lucky escape’ after straying on to steep ground Tue, 05 Nov 2019 20:42:50
Rescuers said a couple who got lost on a Snowdonia mountain had a lucky escape.

A search for the two walkers on Cadair Idris on Sunday led to them being found on steep ground


Christian Unsworth, who survived 100ft Coniston Fells fall, thanks air ambulance crew Mon, 04 Nov 2019 16:20:53
A man who suffered multiple serious injuries when he fell 100ft on the Coniston Fells returned to thank the air ambulance that came to his rescue.

Christian Unsworth was hiking above Coppermines Valley on Christmas Eve last year when he lost his footing and fell to the bottom of Grey Crag


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