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Hypothermic Lakeland walker airlifted to hospital from Far Easedale

A hypothermic walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after becoming unwell. The man, in his 70s, was with a group of friends in Far Easedal...

'Learn to navigate' advice after rescuers sent to wrong Lakeland mountain to aid walkers

A Lake District rescue team extolled the advantages of being able to navigate after it was sent to the wrong mountain to aid two walkers with dogs.

Treetop Trek firm opens talks on building Thirlmere zipwire in Lake District

The company that abandoned plans for a zipwire in the Lake District is proposing setting up a similar facility elsewhere in the national park.

Walker suffering heart attack among six bank-holiday callouts for Ogwen team

Several walkers, climbers and a man suffering from a suspected heart attack were among those rescued over a busy bank holiday weekend by a team in Snowdonia.

Déjà vu for Keswick rescuers as pair get stuck on Barf ‘Wainwright route’

A Lake District rescue team was called out to a regular blackspot, just a week after it advised walkers to use an alternative route.

Ignore Wainwright's Barf route, plead rescuers, after third incident of stuck walkers

A rescue team urged hillwalkers to ignore a route described by author Alfred Wainwright, after the third incident this year involving people getting stuck at the site.

Lakeland walker rescued after injuring head in Scarth Gap fall

A walker was rescued after injuring her head in a fall on a Lake District mountain. Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 5pm on Tuesd...

Rescuers praise walkers who helped injured man after Hay Stacks fall

Rescuers have praised walkers who helped a man who fell 10ft on a Lake District mountain. The 56-year-old from the Wirral was walking alone when he...

Fresh Sharp Edge warning after walker rescued from 'precarious position'

A walker was rescued after getting stuck on steep ground on a notorious Lake District accident blackspot.

Coast to Coast walker suffers head injury in Greenup Edge fall

A walker was airlifted to hospital after injuring her head in a fall while on the Coast to Coast route in the Lake District.

Tagged hen harrier Calluna in 'suspicious disappearance' over Cairngorms grouse moor

The National Trust for Scotland has called for political action after the disappearance of a hen harrier raised on one of its Highland estates.

Injured Lakeland walker's son guides rescuers to scene by torch flashes

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after injuring himself in a fall. The Cambridgeshire man, in his 50s, was descending Sourmilk Gill a...

'Soulless and unwelcoming' no more: Dubs Hut re-opens after bothies charity's work

A ‘soulless and unwelcoming’ former mining hut in the Lake District has been transformed into a more welcoming shelter for outdoor enthusiasts.

Long stretcher carry for Cockermouth rescuers after walker's Wandope injury

Rescuers had to undertake a long stretcher carry after a walker fell and injured himself on a Lake District mountainside.

Patterdale rescuers launch boat in search for 'intoxicated' couple on Ullswater

Members of a Lake District mountain rescue team took to the water in the early hours of Wednesday after a domestic incident was reported on Ullswater.

Five Lakeland charities to benefit from cash left over from abandoned Blencathra bid

Five charities will benefit from funds left over from an aborted community attempt to buy a Lake District mountain.

Rescue leader Nick Owen celebrates 25 years in charge of Elterwater Hostel

A mountain rescue stalwart is celebrating 25 years in charge of a Lake District hostel. Nick Owen’s volunteer duties as a member of Langdale Ambl...

Langdale revealed as venue for 50th OMM as event returns to Lake District

The 50th running of the Original Mountain Marathon will take place in Langdale in the Lake District. Organisers revealed the venue for the event, w...

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