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Mountain rescuers called to critically injured Grizedale Forest motorbike pair

Mountain rescuers were called out to two off-road motorcyclists critically injured in a crash in a Lake District forest.

Mountaineer Alex MacIntyre biography One Day As A Tiger in awards shortlist

A biography of a mountaineer who died attempting a climb on Annapurna has been shortlisted for the British Sports Book Awards.

Walker stretchered from Sticks Pass after slip leads to foot injury

A walker was stretchered from a Lake District fell after injuring her foot in a slip. The 23-year-old Chinese visitor slipped while coming down a g...

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...

Mountain biker seriously injured in high-speed crash in Whinlatter Forest

A mountain biker suffered serious injuries when he crashed at high speed on a Lake District track. The 45-year-old rider was on the North Loop of W...

Buttermere walker rescued after injuring ankle on fell

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after injuring herself when she slipped. The 59-year-old woman injured her ankle on the fell above B...

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.


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