The man was rescued from Great Round How, above Buttermere. Photo: Iain Greig CC-BY-SA-2.0

The man was rescued from Great Round How, above Buttermere. Photo: Iain Greig CC-BY-SA-2.0

A man was rescued after getting stuck on a Lakeland crag.

The 23-year-old from Cheshire became cragfast on Great Round How at the head of Buttermere today.

Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 1.30pm and 21 members went to the scene, a craggy rise between Grey Knotts and Haystacks.

Team members lowered the man from the crag and walked with him off the fell to safety.

Great Round How has 16 named climbing routes, ranging from Difficult to E1.

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