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Walker with head injuries airlifted from Lakeland mountain after fall

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after injuring herself in a fall. The 70-year-old was near the top of Scarth Gap above Buttermere ...

Fancy making daily winter ascents of Helvellyn? This could be the job for you

National park bosses in the Lake District are on the lookout for a new recruit to make daily ascents of England’s third-highest mountain.

Lakeland rescuers brave knee-deep water to reach lost Red Pike walkers

Rescuers braved ‘atrocious’ conditions, including knee-deep water to reach two Lake District walkers lost on a mountain.

Lakeland fellrunner rescued from Arthur's Pike after breaking shoulder in slip

A fellrunner was rescued after slipping on his descent of a Lake District fell. Other runners went to his aid while waiting for Patterdale Mountain...

Maintenance spending and membership up for Mountain Bothies Association

The charity that cares for more than 100 mountain shelters has boosted its membership by 18 per cent.

Lakeland walker dies after collapsing on Hindscarth descent

A walker has died after collapsing on a Lake District fell. The man passed away despite the best efforts of his son, air ambulance crew and mountai...

Rescuers called out to Latrigg after walker complains of dizziness following fall

Rescuers were called out to a man who was reported to be feeling dizzy after falling over on a Lake District hillside.

Group including National Trust plans Windermere Lakeland 'gateway' development

A consortium that includes the National Trust and the Lake District authority is planning to develop land near Windermere to create a ‘gateway’ to the area.

Injured Lake District climber rescued from Borrowdale crag in 5½-hour operation

A climber who fell 100ft on a Lake District crag was rescued in an operation lasting 5½ hours. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 4.30...

Missing teen found after becoming separated from family on Langdale fells

A teenager who went missing on the Lake District fells was found safe and well after two mountain rescue teams were called out to find him.

Tick-check for rescuers after battling chest-high bracken to reach injured Lakeland walker

Rescuers had to battle through chest-high bracken to reach an injured walker on a Lake District fell.

Lakeland walker airlifted from Sail after injuring ankle

A Lake District walker was airlifted from a fell after injuring his ankle badly in a slip. The Caernarfon Coastguard helicopter, which was in the a...

Ennerdale walker taken to hospital by rescuers after callout to fatigued group

A Lake District walker was taken to hospital by rescuers after getting into difficulties. The casualty was one of six walkers who were struggling w...

Lake District planners give go-ahead for Ullswater valley flood relief scheme

Lake District planners have given the green light to a project to reduce the risk of flooding in the Ullswater valley.

Lakeland rescuers find two more lost walkers after locating disoriented pair

Rescuers in the Lake District who were called out to find two lost walkers found two more disoriented hikers after locating the first pair.

Keswick rescuers kept busy with calls from Manx police and stranded campers

Mountain rescuers in Keswick had a busy period earlier this week, with four calls for help in 18 hours.

Fellrunner Joss Naylor returns to mountains to complete unfinished business

A fellrunning legend returned to the Lakeland mountains at the weekend to address unfinished business.

Mountain rescuers' new leaflet urges hillgoers to plan ahead to avoid callouts

Rescue organisations in England and Wales have released their latest version of a leaflet aimed at increasing safety for outdoor enthusiasts.


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