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Family pays tribute to Kevin Ryan, who died in 500ft fall from Priest's Hole cave

The family of the man who fell to his death on a Lake District mountain have revealed details of the incident.

Man falls 500ft to his death as Lakeland walkers head for night at Priest's Hole

A man has died after falling almost 500ft on a Lake District mountain while heading for a cave made popular by a television programme earlier this year.

Wanted: intrepid hillwalkers willing to tackle Striding Edge by torchlight

It’s a classic Lakeland ridge that’s on the to-do list of many hillwalkers. Striding Edge’s grade-one scramble leading to England’s third-h...

Injured Lakeland walker airlifted from Whiteless Breast after fall

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after injuring herself when she fell. The 60-year-old was coming down Whiteless Breast above B...

North Pennines walker injured after falling 60ft into Hareshaw Linn gorge

A walker was rescued after falling 60ft into a gorge in the North Pennines. The woman slipped off the footpath leading into Hareshaw Linn from Bell...

Injured Lakeland walker airlifted to hospital after Harter Fell slip

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after injuring herself when she slipped. The 62-year-old was coming down Harter Fell towards N...

Seriously injured Lakeland mountain biker airlifted from Dodd after crash

Two helicopters were used in the rescue of a mountain biker who suffered serious injuries in a crash on a Lake District fell.

Lake District pair rescued after getting stuck at 'usual place' on Barf

A Lake District team was called out to rescue two walkers stuck at one of their regular sites on a fell.

Passer-by has to use Seathwaite landline to summon help for injured walker

A passer-by had to descend to a Lake District hamlet where a phone box was threatened with removal to summon help for an injured man he came across.

Keswick Mountain Festival announces move to June for 2017 event

A major outdoors festival in the Lake District will move to June as it plans to expand its events. Next year’s Keswick Mountain Festival will run...

Outdoor fans can learn Tristan Gooley's natural navigation tips at Friends' lecture

Outdoor enthusiasts can learn some of the secrets of ‘natural navigation’ at an event organised by a Cumbrian conservation charity.

Ex-Keswick rescue team deputy leader Roy Henderson receives rare award

A former member of a Lake District rescue team received a rare award to mark almost 30 years of voluntary service.

Hillside ceremony for Kinder team rescuer Ken Blakeman who died on callout

Friends and family of a rescuer who died on a callout joined members of his team on the slopes of the Peak District’s highest hill to remember him.

Missing man found after North Pennines night search by 10 teams and seven dogs

A missing man was found after a major search in the North Pennines involving 10 mountain rescue teams, seven search dogs and a Coastguard helicopter.

Search dog Rona finds lost Coast to Coast Walk couple in night rescue

A couple attempting the Coast to Coast Walk were rescued after getting lost in the dark on a Lake District fell.

Penrith Mountain Rescue Team seeks new volunteer members

A volunteer rescue team in Cumbria is looking for new recruits. Penrith Mountain Rescue Team covers a large area including the Lake District fells ...

French interpreter needed as rescuers go to aid of injured Coast to Coast walker

A Lake District rescue team needed a French interpreter after a walker fell and injured himself. The man from France suffered a suspected broken le...

BT backs down on plans to remove Seathwaite phone box after rescuers' campaign

Plans to remove a remote Lake District phone box have been dropped after a campaign by mountain rescuers who said it was vital to hillgoers’ safety.


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