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Runner Paul Tierney breaks record for summiting all 214 Wainwright fells

Ultrarunner Paul Tierney has broken the record for the fastest time taken to summit all the Lake District’s Wainwright peaks.

Lakeland walkers rescued from Hallin Fell after one has panic attack

Two walkers were brought to safety from a Lake District fell after one of them suffered a panic attack.

Seriously injured Langdale climber airlifted after being hit by falling rock

A climber was airlifted to hospital from a Lake District crag when he suffered serious injuries in a rockfall.

Lost Scafell Pike man walks to safety after windswept night on fells

A man made his way off the Lake District fells after spending a night on the mountains when he got lost.

UK Wild Camp suspends pay-to-pitch scheme after outdoors community uproar

Organisers of a controversial scheme to monetise wild camping in two national parks have backtracked after widespread opposition from the outdoors community.

Lakeland walker stretchered from Esk Hause after thigh injury

An injured walker was stretchered from a Lake District fell in a 4½-hour operation. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 8.30pm on Th...

Rescuers called out after reports of teens 'tripping' on Cat Bells

Rescuers were called after reports of two teenagers tripping on a Lake District fell. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team’s help was requested for two 1...

Runners from 32 nations will line up for biggest Dragon's Back Race yet

Runners from 32 nations will line up in north Wales on Monday for the start of the event claimed to be the world’s toughest five-day mountain race.

Passing nurse and doctors aid Lakeland walker suffering chest pains on Cat Bells

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after suffering chest pains. The 65-year-old reached the summit of Cat Bells when he began to feel...

Campaigners apply for further enlargement of Lake District national park

A campaigning charity wants to see a further enlargement of the Lake District national park. The Friends of the Lake District has applied to a gove...

Cockermouth rescuers mark 50th anniversary of death of members in rockfall

Members of a Lake District rescue team gathered this weekend to mark the 50th anniversary of a tragedy in which two of its volunteers died.

Patterdale team uses rescue boat to reach fatigued Lakeland walker

A Lake District team launched its rescue boat to reach a walker in difficulties on a lakeshore path. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out...

Mountaineering Council: why weren't we consulted on pay-to-wild-camp scheme?

The British Mountaineering Council said it was disappointed not to have been consulted over the launch of a commercial wild camping scheme.

Missing spaniel Rocky rescued after getting stuck on Lakeland ledge

An adventurous dog was rescued from a precarious position on a Lake District hillside. Rocky, a one-year-old sprocker spaniel, went missing on Frid...

Mountain Hardwear commits to continuing to kit out Lakeland felltop assessors

Outdoor brand Mountain Hardwear pledged continuing support to the three mountaineers who make daily winter trips to the summit of England’s third-highest mountain.

Nicky Spinks runs double Paddy Buckley Round as Wainwright date revealed

Top fellrunner and ultrarunner Nicky Spinks will give the annual Wainwright Society lecture this year.

Lake District mountain biker suffers multiple injuries in crash near Loweswater

A mountain biker suffered multiple injuries when he crashed in the Lake District. The rider, who was visiting the area from the Netherlands, went o...

Walkers and spaniel rescued after getting stuck on Lake District crag

Two walkers and their dog were rescued from a Lake District crag when they got stuck. The pair and their cocker spaniel became cragfast while makin...


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