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Lakeland walker dies after collapsing on Ullock Pike

A walker has died after collapsing on a Lake District fell. The man was with his wife and their son on Ullock Pike on New Year’s Eve when the inc...

02 January 2022

Happy New Year from grough!

The grough team would like to wish everyone a happy New Year. There’s a sense of déjà vu as we face rising Covid-19 cases again, but there’s ...

31 December 2021

Muslim Hikers thank people for 'amazing' support after social media attacks

A group called Muslim Hikers has thanked social media users for their ‘amazing’ support after disparaging remarks were posted by some people online after a Peak District event.

29 December 2021

Lakeland walker's map problems after losing glasses lead to rescue callout

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after getting into difficulties when he lost his glasses.

23 December 2021

Incident with walker cragfast on Cadair Idris 'could have ended very badly'

Rescuers said an incident in which a walker became stuck on steep ground on a Snowdonia mountain could have ended very badly.

22 December 2021

Rescuers search for Stuart Baillie, missing after Lochaber mountain walk

Rescuers are searching for a walker who has gone missing in the Lochaber mountains. Stuart Baillie failed to return from his route from the Steall ...

21 December 2021

Man airlifted from Tryfan after fall on mountain's North Ridge

A man was airlifted from a Snowdonia mountain after injuring himself in a fall. The young man was with a friend on Tryfan on Thursday when they bot...

17 December 2021

Publisher pays tribute after death of guidebook writer Kev Reynolds

Publisher Cicerone has paid tribute to one of its top writers, Kev Reynolds, who has died aged 78. Mr Reynolds established himself as an expert on ...

14 December 2021

'Nonplussed' sheep rescued from disused Lakeland mine ledge

A confused sheep was helped to safety by mountain rescuers after wandering into a precarious position on the slopes of a Lake District fell.

10 December 2021

Ordnance Survey boss Nick Giles appointed OBE in New Year Honours

Ordnance Survey boss Nick Giles has been recognised in the New Year Honours. Mr Giles, who is managing director of the leisure division of the nati...

01 January 2022

Quadriplegic Ed Jackson completes challenge to carry Christmas tree to 12 summits

A quadriplegic adventurer has completed his challenge to lug a Christmas tree to the top of 12 British mountains to raise cash for charity.

29 December 2021

Yorkshire GPs provide rescuers with cash boost as thanks for vaccine efforts

Volunteer rescuers in the Yorkshire Dales have received a cash boost as thanks for their help in the Covid-19 vaccination effort.

24 December 2021

Happy Christmas from the grough team!

The team at grough wish you a very happy Christmas. We hope you have a great festive season and that Santa brings you all the outdoors goodies you ...

23 December 2021

Body found during search for missing Lochaber walker Stuart Baillie

Rescuers searching for a missing hillwalker in the Lochaber mountains have found a man’s body. Stuart Baillie was reported missing on Monday afte...

22 December 2021

Lakeland walker stretchered from fell above Honister after suffering injury

A walker was rescued from a Lakeland fell after suffering an injury in a slip. A family were walking on the Drum House path above Honister Pass on ...

19 December 2021

Quadriplegic climber Ed Jackson plans ascents of 12 Peaks of Christmas

A quadriplegic adventurer will set out at the weekend on a quest to reach the summits of 12 British mountains.

16 December 2021

Walker found by rescuers after spending 24 hours on Monmouthshire hillside

A man who went missing in Monmouthshire was found after being on a hillside for almost 24 hours. Abergavenney man James Huw Morgan was reported mis...

12 December 2021

Lords propose major shake-up of government policies to get England active

Government policies have failed to get the English public active, Peers have said. The House of Lords sport and recreation committee called for wid...

10 December 2021

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