Tag : hiking society

Hikers’ memorial climb

5 years ago / 0 comments

The Union’s Hiking Society has completed a charity hike in the Lake District in memory of their member who died last semester. Graham Connell, a former postgraduate student, died whilst leading a group of hikers on a hill walk in the Cairngorms. The society climbed to the top of Belncathra … Read More

Member of hiking society dies on Cairngorms

6 years ago / 0 comments

Update: Updated article here. A member of Leeds University Union’s Hiking Society has died during a hike on the Cairngorms in Scotland. Five other society members from the same party have been airlifted to safety and are believed to be unharmed. The alert was raised on Sunday at around 3pm, … Read More