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What happens after that 999 call? Mountain accident survivors tell their tales

Two men caught in separate serious incidents in the Lake District recall their traumas and what happened after the call for mountain rescue.

Scafell pair in eight-hour rescue after man falls on Broad Stand

A walker had a lucky escape when he fell at a Lake District mountain accident blackspot. Rescuers spent eight hours bringing the man and his compan...

Walkers raise £1,500 for mountain rescue with night traverse of Striding Edge

A group of intrepid walkers took to a notorious Lake District ridge by night to raise cash for mountain rescue.

Rescue team issues timely warning to hillwalkers as clocks go back

Rescuers have issued a timely reminder to walkers heading for the hills to pack a torch, as the end of British summer time approaches.

Wasdale team's seven 'avoidable' callouts in 12 hours as rain lashes fells

Rescuers have again emphasised the need for hillgoers to be prepared after a team received seven callouts to England’s highest mountain in 12 hours.

Rescuers say precarious Lord's Rake boulder on Scafell has now split

A mountain rescue team has reported a large, precariously perched boulder on England’s second highest mountain has split is now in pieces.

Mountain Leader: 'I felt like Pied Piper' as numerous walkers get lost on Scafell Pike

A Mountain Leader said he felt like the Pied Piper as lost walkers tagged on to his guided group in the dark on England’s highest mountain.

Wasdale pub landlord Mark Corr plans to serve his ale on Scafell Pike summit

England’s highest mountain will be transformed into a temporary hostelry at the weekend. Pub landlord Mark Corr will lug a barrel containing 36 p...

'Extremely lucky' climber airlifted from crag after Great Gable fall

A climber was described by rescuers as extremely lucky after suffering only leg injuries in a fall on a Lake District mountain.

Great Gable walker airlifted after slip on snow leads to 300ft tumble

A man was airlifted from a Lake District fell after tumbling 300ft down the mountainside. The walker slipped on hard snow on Great Gable and fell a...

Four teams in seven-hour night search for lost Scafell Pike walkers

A group of walkers lost on the slopes of England’s highest mountain sparked a major seven-hour night-time search involving four mountain rescue teams.

Injured Lakeland walker airlifted from fell after slip at Burnmoor Tarn

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after injuring herself in a fall. The woman, in her 80s, slipped and suffered suspected back injur...

Llanberis mountain rescuers: 'we can't sustain present level of callouts'

The UK’s busiest volunteer mountain rescue team said it cannot sustain the present level of callouts, following a record number during August.

Rescuers urge hillgoers to go prepared as Lakeland teams deal with 'avoidable' callouts

Mountain rescuers in the Lake District are appealing to hillgoers to make the right preparations for their trip on to the fells.

Missing Lakeland walker found at Black Sail hostel after night search

A missing walker was found by rescuers at a remote youth hostel as midnight approached. Members of Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team were called out...

Joss Naylor invites public to join him during 30-mile 80th birthday Lakeland run

A fellrunning legend has invited fellow runners to join him at the weekend as he tackles a 30-mile route across the Lakeland mountains to mark his 80th birthday.

Second Great Gable rescue after climber falls from Tophet Wall

Rescuers were called to Great Gable for the second day in succession to deal with an injured climber.

Fellrunner Joss Naylor will mark 80th birthday with 30-mile Lakeland route

A fellrunning legend will make a fundraising journey recalling his father’s move across Cumbria more than 90 years ago.

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