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Rescuers voice concerns after two further incidents on wintry Lakeland mountains

Rescuers were called out to two incidents where outdoor enthusiasts were injured in falls on wintry Lake District mountains.

Blown-over trees halt rescuers' vehicle at Thirlmere incident

Rescuers’ progress was halted by trees blown down by the Beast from the East in a Lake District forest.

Calder Valley team's four-legged members retire after more than 10 years' service

Two long-serving members of a rescue team have retired after numerous missions. Four-legged friends Nell and Pepper have each assisted the Calder V...

Rescuers' warning after man suffers dislocated shoulder on Priest's Hole trip

Rescuers have warned that only well equipped experienced mountaineers should attempt to reach a Lake District cave during the current wintry spell.

Cumbrian mountain rescue volunteers in action as blizzards sweep county

Mountain rescuers had to dig through a quarter of a mile of snowdrifts to reach a patient with heart problems in Cumbria.

Patterdale mountain rescuers aid man seriously injured in fall from gritting lorry

A Lake District mountain rescue team was called to help a seriously injured man who had fallen from a gritting lorry.

Lakeland walker airlifted after suffering serious injuries in fall near Grisedale Tarn

A walker suffered serious injuries after sliding a long distance on a Lake District fell. Members of the public heard shouts for help from the hill...

Lake District slate mine company submits new plans for zipwire at Honister

The operators of Honister Slate Mine in the Lake District have applied for planning permission to install a zipwire.

Lakeland walker airlifted after injuring head in tumble while descending Pillar

Two helicopters were called to aid an injured walker who tumbled a considerable distance while descending a Lake District fell.

Outdoors fans urged to take 5km challenge to help reinstate flood-hit Lakeland path

A charity is asking outdoor enthusiasts to get active to help it raise funds to reinstate a Lake District route that was severely damaged by floods.

Walker suffers multiple injuries in Helvellyn fall

A walker suffered numerous injuries after she slipped and tumbled 50ft on England’s third-highest mountain.

Injured Lakeland walker rescued after falling 300ft on Great End

A man was airlifted to hospital after injuring himself when he fell more than 300ft on a Lake District mountain.

Penrith team on callout digs out snowplough stranded in blizzard

A Cumbrian mountain rescue team was called out to aid a stranded lorry driver, and ended up help freeing a snowplough caught in drifts.

United Utilities rules out any further Thirlmere zipwire application

The company that owns the Thirlmere reservoir in the Lake District said it will not support any repeated application for zipwires at the site.

Lake District walker dies after falling on Scafell Pike snow slope

A walker has died after falling a ‘considerable distance’ on England’s highest mountain. Three mountaineers found the man on Scafell Pike and...

Injured Lakeland walker airlifted from Pillar after falling 'considerable distance'

A rescue team was called out to a Lake District mountain for the second time in 24 hours when a lone walker fell and injured himself.

Rescuers' winter advice after man suffers serious injuries in Crinkle Crags fall

A man suffered serious injuries after falling more than 300ft on a Lake District fell. Langdale Ambleside Mountain Rescue Team was called out about...

Rescue team paramedic reaches Cat Bells walker within minutes after ankle injury

A walker received help within minutes after badly injuring her ankle in a slip on a Lake District fell.

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