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Rescuers warn of tricky Wainwright route after family gets stuck on Barf

Mountain rescuers are warning walkers of the difficulty of tackling a route described by Alfred Wainwright up a Lake District fell.

Paraglider critically injured in crash on Tarn Crag, Great Langdale

A paraglider suffered life-threatening injuries when he crashed on a Lake District fell. Langdale Ambleside Mountain Rescue Team was called out abo...

Part-time farmer Douglas Chalmers is new Friends of Lake District director

A conservation charity in Cumbria has a new director. Farmer Douglas Chalmers is the new head of the Friends of the Lake District, which represents...

Adam Perry posts third Fellsman win as Jasmin Paris sets new women's record

Three wins a row for Adam Perry, who finished at the head of a field of more than 300 entrants in the gruelling 60-mile Yorkshire Dales challenge.

Ullswater path walker rescued after breaking arm in fall

A walker was rescued after falling and injuring herself on a Lake District path. The woman from Middlesbrough was reported to have suffered a broke...

Rescuers turn out to aid Hay Stacks dog that was neither injured nor stuck

A mountain rescue turned out to aid a dog reported to be stuck on a ledge on a Lake District fell. Twenty-nine members of Cockermouth Mountain Resc...

Three Peaks Challengers urged to register on partnership website

Custodians of Britain’s three highest national peaks are encouraging challenge participants to use an online piece of kit to make their ascents safer and less damaging.

Mountain biker airlifted to hospital after crash on route above Ullswater

A mountain biker was airlifted to hospital after injuring his head and back when he fell from his machine in the Lake District.

Friends group says its offer for Blencathra has been accepted in principle

A community group said its offer has been accepted for a Lake District mountain that was put up for sale by its owner.

Walkers aid woman stuck on Sharp Edge, Blencathra

A group of walkers helped a woman who was stuck on a notorious Lake District scramble route. The 27-year-old got cragfast on Sharp Edge on Blencath...

Walkers urged to join moonlit ascent of Blencathra to help Nepal quake victims

A team of mountain leaders is inviting outdoor fans to join them in a moonlit walk up a Lake District fell to raise funds for victims of the Nepal earthquake.

Cyclists will benefit from new hostel facilities in £¼m YHA project

Cyclists will benefit from a major investment at youth hostels across England and Wales. Internal and external bike locking facilities, bike pump s...

Walker airlifted from Buttermere fells after breaking arm

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after breaking his arm in a fall. The 57-year-old was walking in the Red Pike and Ling Comb ar...

Bill Bailey's dog Tiger leads mountain rescuers in two-hour chase before capture

A dog belonging to a celebrity visitor to the Lake District led rescuers on a chase across the fells in an attempt to capture it.

Injured fellrunner and unwell walker airlifted from Lakeland mountains

A fellrunner was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after falling and injuring his head. The 53-year-old from the Peak District was running on...

Rescuers use smartphone technology to find walkers lost above Coniston

Two walkers were rescued from a Lake District mountain after getting lost in low cloud. Coniston Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 6.15pm y...

Man airlifted to hospital after 60ft fall on Pavey Ark scramble

A man was airlifted to hospital after falling more than 60ft while scrambling on a Lake District fell.

Rescuers warning to scramblers after cragfast man winched from Greenhow End

A man had to be rescued after getting stuck on a scrambling route in the Lake District. The man was following a magazine article and using a guideb...


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