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Outdoor News, England & Wales

The latest outdoor news focussing on England and Wales, updated courtesy of grough.co.uk


Caver dies after collapsing on fell on way to Ease Gill trip

A caver collapsed and died while walking to a route in the western Dales. The 58-year-old was on his way to Top Sink in the Ease Gill system on Cas...

Sunday 20 April 2014 03:23 PM GMT


Boxer dog Murphy airlifted from Lakeland fells after five days in mountains

A missing dog has been found safe and well after spending five nights on the Lake District fells. Searches took place each day on the fells above P...

Sunday 20 April 2014 12:36 PM GMT


Walker airlifted after breaking arm on descent of Great Gable

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after breaking her arm. The 52-year-old woman was coming down from Great Gable with family members...

Saturday 19 April 2014 07:23 PM GMT


Walker dies after falling 500ft on Snowdon

A walker has died after falling 500ft on Wales’s highest mountain. The man was with a friend coming down from Snowdon’s summit yesterday when t...

Saturday 19 April 2014 04:21 PM GMT


Father and two children found after getting lost on Skye walk

A family group who went missing while walking on the Isle of Skye was found safe and well. The 40-year-old man and his two children got lost walkin...

Friday 18 April 2014 08:41 PM GMT


Walker rescued after getting stuck on Pillar Rock

A walker had to be rescued from a Lake District fell after getting stuck on an exposed crag. The 51-year-old, who was walking on his own on Pillar,...

Friday 18 April 2014 08:13 PM GMT


Striding Edge walkers warned of helicopter stone drops for path repairs

Walkers tackling one of the Lake District’s most popular scrambling routes to England’s third-highest peak face disruption while path repairs take place.

Thursday 17 April 2014 09:07 PM GMT


Peak District first as Google Trekker used to photograph its trails

The Peak District national park is claiming two firsts as it celebrates its 63rd birthday. The park authority is the first in Britain to use Google...

Thursday 17 April 2014 08:21 PM GMT


Easter hillwalkers warned: it's still winter on the mountains

Walkers heading for the hills over Easter are being warned by mountain experts to expect winter conditions on some routes.

Tuesday 15 April 2014 08:41 PM GMT


Glen Shiel walker injured in 400ft fall from Forcan Ridge

A walker has been flown to hospital after falling 400ft from a Highland ridge. The man was on Forcan Ridge in Glen Shiel when he fell about 120m fr...

Tuesday 15 April 2014 07:24 PM GMT


On test: Silva Trail Runner II USB headtorch

Silva Trail Runner II USB headtorch Price: £79.99 Country of manufacture: not stated Weight: 128g The Trail Runner II USB is Swedish brand Silva’s latest addition to its stable of lightweight headtorches aimed principally at runners but which are also of interest to cyclists, mountain bikers and walkers.

Tuesday 15 April 2014 12:24 AM GMT


Alan Hinkes launches How Stean Gorge via ferrata aerial walkway

Britain’s most successful high-altitude climber tested a high-level Yorkshire attraction before its opening to the public.

Monday 14 April 2014 11:22 PM GMT


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