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'Fortunate' walker, 62, survives cold night on Scafell Pike range

A walker was described by rescuers as ‘very fortunate’ after surviving a cold night on England’s highest mountain range.

01 April 2016

Blencathra pair 'very lucky' after 65ft fall on Sharp Edge

Two walkers who fell from a Lake District mountain were described as very lucky by rescuers. One of the men fell 20m (65ft) from Sharp Edge on Blen...

06 January 2016

Injured climber airlifted after fall on Helvellyn winter route

A climber was injured in a fall close to where a walker fell to his death at the weekend. The mountaineer was tackling a winter route on Browncove ...

22 January 2015

M'aider! Navy winchman's challenge in Nevis climbers' rescue

A rescue helicopter crewman faced an unexpected challenge when called to help two stricken climbers on Ben Nevis.

11 January 2011

Man dies after 650ft Lakeland fall

A man has died after falling from a crag in the Lake District. The walker was with two work colleagues when he fell 200m (650ft) from Great End in ...

22 March 2010

'Take a torch' plea by rescuers after walkers get lost on Scafell Pike

Rescuers reminded walkers to pack a torch when they head for the hills, after two walkers were led to safety after getting lost on the slopes of England’s highest mountain.

01 March 2016

Rescuers warn walkers heading to Lakeland hills as floods and 100mph winds loom

Rescuers have warned walkers to think carefully before heading for the Lake District hills this weekend.

04 December 2015

Three Peaks Challengers try to hitch lift from exhausted mountain rescuers

A team of cheeky Three Peaks Challengers asked exhausted mountain rescue volunteers for a lift back to their minibus.

04 September 2011

Lakeland death-fall walker named

The walker who fell to his death on a Lake District fell at the weekend has been named. Paul Robert Newing, 35, of Dukinfield, Tameside, Greater Ma...

25 March 2010

Climber found safe after Lakeland avalanche

Three mountain rescue teams went to the aid of a climber who triggered a Lake District avalanche today.

03 March 2010


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