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Grough's great big guide to Christmas gift ideas for the outdoor fan

We've scoured the outdoor world for suggestions for innovative festive presents for the mad-keen outdoor enthusiast in your life..

Three callouts for Keswick rescuers as icy conditions catch out Lakeland hillgoers

A Lake District team was called out three times on Sunday to aid people who came to grief in icy conditions.

Green activist, film-maker and photographers appointed Friends of Lake District patrons

A young environmental campaigner, a film-maker and two photographers have been appointed patrons of the Friends of the Lake District.

Lakeland walker airlifted from Blencathra after suffering chest pains

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after suffering chest pains. The 70-year-old had made it to the summit of Blencathra via Hallâ...

Injured mountain biker uses inner tube as sling after Lakeland fell crash

A mountain biker used an inner tube to improvise a sling after he injured himself in a crash on a Lake District fell.

Lakeland walkers suffer cracked ankles after slips on mud in separate incidents

A walker was stretchered from a Lake District fell after slipping and injuring herself. The woman was descending the lower slopes of Robinson at th...

Teen airlifted after suffering injury on Fleetwith Pike via ferrata

A teenager in search of thrills on a Lake District attraction had a bigger adventure than planned when he had to be rescued.

Forty walkers make night traverse of Striding Edge to raise cash for rescue teams

Forty walkers made a night ascent of England’s third highest mountain to help raise cash for mountain rescue.

Kendal gears up for Mountain Festival with expanded range of films and speakers

Organisers of the UK’s biggest outdoor festival are gearing up for the event next month. Kendal Mountain Festival’s theme for 2019 is openness,...

Leo Houlding and team complete free climb of Guyana tepui Roraima

Leo Houlding and his expedition team have successfully completed a new free-climbing route on a South American ‘lost world’.

Winter comes to Lakeland as three felltop assessors gear up for a new season

The Lake District's felltop assessors will begin their daily ascents of Helvellyn this week; we spoke to 'new boy' Wes Hunter to get his thoughts on his new 'dream job'.

Three Lakeland walkers rescued after getting lost in fog on fell above Howtown

Three walkers were rescued after getting lost in fog on a Lake District fell. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 3.50pm on Saturd...

Adventurer Paul Rose presents national park volunteer awards at Kendal event

A volunteer ranger who has completed more than 3,000 hours with a national park was among recipients of awards presented at the Kendal Mountain Festival.

Friends of Lake District to hold open meeting to hear views on local concerns

Conservation and landscape charity the Friends of the Lake District will hold an open meeting to discuss planning and landscape issues.

Lakeland group seeks volunteers to find Cumbria's darkest skies

Would you like to join the quest to find Cumbria’s darkest place? The Friends of the Lake District are looking for volunteers to measure just how...

Injured Lakeland walker airlifted after falling on Robinson

An walker was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after injuring herself in a fall. Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 1.50p...

Lakeland walker rescued after suffering leg injury in slip

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after injuring his leg. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 12.30pm on Friday to the i...

Campaigners disappointed as Lake District votes not to ban motors from green lanes

Campaigners said they are disappointed the national park authority decided not to ban motor vehicles from two unsurfaced lanes in the Lake District.


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