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Walkers planning Three Peaks Challenge need to prepare carefully, say experts

Anyone planning to tackle the national Three Peaks Challenge needs to prepare carefully, experts said.

Fred Whitton Challenge cyclist seriously injured in Honister Pass crash

A cyclist was seriously injured when he crashed while tackling a charity challenge in the Lake District.

Boy airlifted with multiple injuries after Whinlatter Forest mountain bike crash

A Coastguard helicopter landed on a forest track to airlift and injured boy to hospital after a mountain bike crash.

Lakeland walker suffers ankle injury with doctors' group in Pasture Bottom

A walker was stretchered from a Lake District fell after suffering an ankle injury when she slipped. The 50-year-old was with fellow doctors in Pas...

Review: There is no Map in Hell, by Steve Birkinshaw

Joss Naylor's record for running all 214 stood for 28 years until Steve Birkinshaw smashed it by 12 hours.

Runner Chris Perry adds to family triumphs with victory in The Fellsman

An ultrarunner confirmed a family dynasty with a win in one of the toughest events on the calendar. Chris Perry followed in his brother Adam’s fo...

Injured Lakeland fellrunner airlifted from Robinson after fall

An injured fellrunner was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after falling during a race. The 60-year-old was taking part in the Anniversary W...

Fifth Easter rescue for Keswick team after Stockley Bridge walker injured

A Lake District team rounded off a busy Easter weekend with its fifth rescue of the holiday period. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about ...

Icelandic rescuer helps Patterdale team as two injured on fells in slips

Rescuers in the Lake District had to deal with two simultaneous callouts after walkers injured themselves on the fells.

Adventurer Paul Rose reveals his 'beautiful secret' Yorkshire Wolds Way in BBC show

A man who has tackled adrenalin-fuelled polar expeditions revels in the slow pace of a walk along one of England’s least visited national trails.

Campaigners pledge to resist MoD's 'privatisation' of Cumbria common land

The Ministry of Defence stands accused of a land privatisation in the Cumbrian North Pennines. Campaigners said the ministry’s plans to deregiste...

Keswick team rigs up rope system to rescue injured Cat Gill walker

A walker was rescued after falling more than 30ft into a Lake District gill. The 70-year-old was walking up Cat Gill near Walla Crag on Thursday wh...

Man seriously injured in 300ft fall from St Sunday Crag

A man was seriously injured when he fell 300ft from a Lake District mountain. The 69-year-old suffered multiple injuries in the fall from St Sunday...

Walkers light up three Lakeland fells in event to help Nepal earthquake victims

Hundreds of walkers helped light up the Lake District hills to raise cash for charity. Participants in the Lakeland Festival of Light took to three...

Runner Nicky Spinks smashes Joss Naylor Challenge record on 50th birthday

A record-breaking ultrarunner celebrated her 50th birthday by smashing another record. Nicky Spinks ran the 50 or so miles of the Joss Naylor Lakel...

Duke of Edinburgh's Award team rescued from Lakeland fell after getting lost

A group of teenagers undertaking an expedition was helped to safety after getting lost on the Lake District fells.

James Blake appointed new YHA boss with pledge on £30m East End 'super hostel'

The new boss of a youth hostelling charity has pledged to prioritise the delivery of a £30m ‘super hostel’ in the East End of London.

Family caught out in dark on Lakeland fells among four callouts for Keswick team

A family caught out in the dark on the Lake District fells was one of four incidents Keswick Mountain Rescue Team dealt with during a busy Easter weekend.

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