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Rescuers' winter advice after man suffers serious injuries in Crinkle Crags fall

A man suffered serious injuries after falling more than 300ft on a Lake District fell. Langdale Ambleside Mountain Rescue Team was called out about...

Rescue team paramedic reaches Cat Bells walker within minutes after ankle injury

A walker received help within minutes after badly injuring her ankle in a slip on a Lake District fell.

Climber enlists public's help to rescue dogs stranded on Helvellyn for two days

Climbers have rescued two dogs that were stuck for two day in a precarious position high on England’s third tallest mountain in freezing conditions.

Controversial Thirlmere zipwire plans withdrawn over MoD low-flying concerns

Plans for a controversial zipwire across Thirlmere in the Lake District have been withdrawn. Mike Turner of Treetop Trek, the man behind the propos...

Lake District rescuers in seven-hour operation after man falls 160ft on Great End

A man who fell more than 160ft on a Lake District mountain was rescued in an operation lasting seven hours.

Lakeland walker rescued after injuring ankle on Styhead path

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after injuring herself. The 55-year-old was walking with a group of friends on the Sty Head path abo...

Friends of Lake District president Sir Martin Holdgate receives Churchill Award

The president of the Friends of the Lake District has received an award for his work on science and the environment.

Outdoors gear company Alpkit shortlisted for award as expansion continues

An outdoor gear company founded 14 years ago in the East Midlands has been shortlisted in awards run by an international foundation.

Search helicopter finds Glen Tilt walkers but man still missing on Lochnagar

Rescuers have mounted a major search for a walker who has gone missing in the Cairngorms. Braemar and Aberdeen Mountain Rescue Teams conducted sear...

Lakeland walker airlifted after injuring head in tumble while descending Pillar

Two helicopters were called to aid an injured walker who tumbled a considerable distance while descending a Lake District fell.

Man dies in 300ft fall from scrambling route on Dow Crag near Coniston

A man has died after falling more than 300ft from a Lake District cliff. Coniston Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 12.05pm on Thursday to rep...

FOI request reveals planning officer recommended Thirlmere zipwire refusal

Lake District bosses have revealed the national park’s planning officer had recommended rejection of the plans for zipwires across Thirlmere.

Labrador Paddy rescued after running away from owners on Lonscale Fell

A walkers’ dog was rescued from a Lake District hillside after getting stuck on steep ground. Paddy the labrador was with his owners on Lonscale ...

Lost Blencathra walkers' lack of compass 'could have had serious consequences'

A group of badly equipped walkers was guided to safety by phone after getting lost on Blencathra in the Lake District.

Great North Air Ambulance link speeds life-and-death decisions for injured outdoor fans

Seriously ill and injured casualties in the North-West of England could receive a quicker helicopter response after ambulance staff agreed to a charity monitoring emergency calls.

Winter warning from rescuers after search dog Isla finds lost Scafell Pike walkers

Two walkers were found in the early hours of Sunday by a search dog after getting lost on England’s highest mountain.

'Remarkably lucky' runner trampled by cows in Cumbria thanks air ambulance crew

A trail runner has told of his ‘remarkably lucky’ survival after he was trampled by cows. Michael Conroy Harris was with his dog at Garrigill i...

We join Lake District felltop assessor Zac Poulton to brush up our winter skills

Fancy brushing up your winter mountain skills with an expert? We took to the hill with one of the Lake District's felltop assessors...

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