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New film set to raise profile of volunteer mountain rescuers

Mountain rescuers are set to raise their profile with the release of a film showing the work of volunteer team members.

Cicerone publishes new walkers' guides to Cumbria Way and high Lakeland fells

Two new books from the Cumbrian publisher detail walking routes on the Lakeland fells and a long distance trail crossing the national park.

Walker Lynda Teall thanks rescuers and air ambulance crew after Lakeland fall

A walker who was airlifted to hospital after badly breaking her ankle on a Lake District fell has thanked her rescuers.

The outdoors year in view: our look back at the events of 2014

Here's grough's look over the shoulder at 12 months' of outdoor action...

Wasdale rescue team gets huge cash boost after Jasper rescue

Rescuers are quids-in after retrieving a dog that had been lost on England’s highest mountain for three days.

Residents' concern over plans for zipwire in shadow of Helvellyn

Residents in a Lake District village say they are concerned at plans for a mile-long zipwire in the shadow of England’s third highest mountain.

Lost Scafell Pike walker found after light spotted by returning rescuers

A walker lost after going for a trip on England’s highest mountain was found after his light was spotted by rescuers.

Severely ill wild-camper among six callouts for busy Keswick rescue team

A man wild camping in the Lake District had to be airlifted to hospital after suffering severe abdominal pains.

Scafell Pike search for missing walkers called off as trio found driving home

A major search for missing walkers on England’s highest mountain was called off when police found the missing trio heading back to their home in Lincolnshire.

Coast to Coast walker, 70, seriously injured in Borrowdale fall

A walker was seriously injured when he fell while tackling the Coast to Coast route through the Lake District.

Campaigners condemn 'atrocious' delay in Lakes and Dales park enlargement

Campaigners have described as ‘atrocious’ the delay in extending two national parks 18 months after a public inquiry made its recommendations.

Fatigued walker helped from Base Brown by rescuers

A woman was helped to safety from a Lake District fell after getting into difficulties. The 40-year-old, who rescuers said had a medical history, w...

Missing Langdale walker turns up safe after major 12-hour night search

A lost walker turned up safe but cold after a major overnight search on the Lakeland fells lasting more than 12 hours.

Ultramarathon added to Keswick Mountain Festival as entries open

Keswick Mountain Festival organisers have thrown down the gauntlet to mountain runners with the announcement of a new 50km ultramarathon.

Man airlifted to hospital after collapsing at Falcon Crag, Borrowdale

A man was airlifted to hospital after collapsing near a popular Lake District climbing crag. The 74-year-old got into difficulties at Falcon Crag i...

Body found by Derwent Water walker was Middlesbrough man Glenn Hartill

A man whose body was recovered by mountain rescuers two weeks ago in the Lake District has been formally identified.

Red Pike walker airlifted to hospital after suffering chest pains

A walker was airlifted to hospital from a Lake District mountain after suffering chest pains. The 27-year-old was on Red Pike, above Buttermere, on...

Rescuers in two-hour carry through 'jungle' to stretcher injured man to road

A mountain rescue team faced a difficult two-hour stretcher carry to bring an injured walker to safety after he injured himself on a Lake District fell.


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