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Collapsed walker rescued from Crummock Water shore path

A walker was rescued after collapsing in the Lake District. The woman from Lamplugh, Cumbria, was walking round the Crummock Water shore today when...

Lake District boss speaks out over zip wires, cuts and the importance of paying to park

He’s in charge of England’s biggest national park; he’s a big fan of the outdoors and adventurous activities; and he’s no stranger to conflict.

Campaigners object to United Utilities fence plan for fells above Thirlmere

Campaigners are fighting to stop a water company putting up a fence across open land in the Lake District.

Man who died on Helvellyn might have lain on mountain for four days

Details have been released of the massive search for the missing man who died after being found on Helvellyn.

Terry Abraham's Scafell Pike film set for BBC screening

A film chronicling a year in the life of England’s highest mountain will be shown on national television.

Kendal mountain rescuers notch up record callouts despite festive lull

A Cumbrian rescue team said it had its busiest ever year in 2014. Kendal Mountain Rescue Team said its festive season was relatively quiet, but its...

MBEs for Lake District mountain rescuers and veteran mountaineer

Two long-serving mountain rescue volunteers and a veteran mountaineer have been recognised in the New Year Honours.

Lakeland walker airlifted from High Rigg after slip on frozen turf

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after injuring herself when she slipped on frozen grass.

Lost Lakeland walker found on Gale Fell after dogs join rescuers in search

A walker was rescued after getting lost on a Lakeland fell. The man, from Cleator, Cumbria, became disoriented while walking between Buttermere and...

Wainwrights record breakers Birkinshaw and Naylor share stage at Keswick Festival

The man who set the fastest time for summiting all the Lake District Wainwrights will take to the stage with the fellrunner whose record he broke.

Hurricane winds force reatreat in seven-hour rescue of pair on Fairfield Horseshoe

Rescuers reached two stranded walkers on a Lake District fell after hurricane-speed winds forced them to abort their first attempt.

Film-maker Terry Abraham will deliver Wainwright memorial lecture

A film-maker who is currently the toast of the outdoor world will deliver a memorial lecture for the Wainwright Society.

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...

Hallin Fell walker airlifted after injuring ankle

A walker was airlifted from Lake District fell after injuring his ankle. The man fell while walking on his own near the summit of Hallin Fell yeste...

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...

Walker airlifted from Lake District fell after slip leads to leg injury

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after slipping and injuring her leg. The woman was on the path between Blea Water and Haweswater w...

Walker airlifted to hosptial after breaking ankle in slip on Whiteless Pike

A walker was airlifted to hospital after slipping and breaking his ankle on a Lake District fell. The 70-year-old man from France was walking on Wh...

Sir Chris Bonington at 80: life, death and close scrapes

The elder statesman of British mountaineering clocked up 80 years in August. Sir Chris Bonington celebrated his eight decades on this earth by repe...


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