Search results

Blencathra walker rescued after getting stuck on Sharp Edge as heatwave ends

A walker was rescued from a Lake District ridge after getting stuck as strong winds and heavy showers lashed the mountain after the prolonged heatwave.

Lakeland hills alive with music as choir marks First World War fallen

The hills have been alive with the sound of music as part of a Lakeland project to remember those who perished in the First World War.

Mend Our Mountains on track as appeal reaches a third of £1m target

The British Mountaineering Council said its appeal to raise a million pounds for path improvements on British hills is on track to meet its target.

Man dies in 260ft fall from Steeple during Lakeland challenge

A man has died after falling from a ridge on a Lake District fell. Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was called out in the early hours of Sunday aft...

Rescuers urge caution after swimmer dies in plunge into Lakeland quarry

Rescuers have warned of the dangers of wild swimming after a man died in a disused Lake District quarry.

British Mountaineering Council's new president Lynn Robinson: lots of work to do

The mountaineering body's first woman president talks about her vision for the organisation...

Awards for Janet Davis, Mick Nield and Nicky Spinks in Queen's Birthday Honours

A retired worker for walking charity the Ramblers has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours, along with a top fellrunner and a long-serving mountain rescuer.

Mountain biker airlifted after suffering critical injuries in Grizedale Forest fall

A mountain biker was critically injured in a fall in a Lake District forest. Coniston Mountain Rescue Team was called to the incident in Grizedale ...

Scafell walker suffers leg injury in fall on Broad Stand

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after falling on a scramble route. The man badly injured his leg in the incident at Broad Stan...

Blencathra walker rescued after getting stuck on Hall's Fell Ridge

A walker was rescued after getting stuck on a Lake District ridge. The 32-year-old man became cragfast while descending Hall’s Fell Ridge on Blen...

Parking at Seathwaite for your Lakeland walk: could a fire engine pass?

Visitors to a walkers’ hotspot in the Lake District are being asked to park responsibly or consider alternatives at busy times.

Top climber Alan Hinkes helps keep up injured Lake District walker's spirits

A Lake District walker who had the misfortune to injure himself had the good fortune to be kept company by one of Britain’s top mountaineers while he waited for help.

Lakeland walker rescued after fainting during Cat Bells ascent

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after fainting in warm weather. The 58-year-old was ascending Cat Bells when he collapsed...

Runner Kílian Jornet smashes Bob Graham Round record set 36 years ago

Catalan ultrarunner Kílian Jornet has smashed a Lakeland challenge record that stood for 36 years. The 30-year-old completed the Bob Graham Round ...

Missing Lakeland walker found safe after search involving three teams

A walker was found safe and well after a major search involving three Lake District rescue teams. The 83-year-old was reported overdue after embark...

Kirkby Moor windfarm owners appeal against ruling to dismantle Cumbrian turbines

The owners of a windfarm near the Lake District national park say they are appealing against a planning ruling to dismantle the development.

Bank holiday Scafell Pike walkers face quiz on their preparedness

Walkers heading for England’s highest peak face being quizzed on their preparedness. Members of the public setting out for Scafell Pike on Sunday...

Calder Valley team pays tribute after death of 'adorable character' Nell

A rescue team has paid tribute to a long-serving member who has died shortly after ending her active service.

Pages

<< < > >>

Your account


 

Follow our updates


 

Pages

<< < > >>