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Lakeland walker stretchered from fell after Walla Crag injury

A walker was stretchered from a Lake District fell after injuring herself. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 12.25pm on Friday when...

Injured Lakeland walker in six-hour rescue after fall on Pillar

An injured walker was rescued from a Lake District fell in a night-time operation lasting more than six hours.

British Mountaineering Council launches new £1m bid to Mend Our Mountains

The British Mountaineering Council has launched an ambitious £1m project to help repair paths in Britain’s national parks.

Police probe after Great Gable Remembrance Day walkers' cars damaged

Police in the Lake District are investigating after several cars belonging to walkers were damaged while parked in Borrowdale.

Film-maker Richard Else: 'I believe Alfred Wainwright had Asperger Syndrome'

A film-maker who collaborated with acclaimed Lakeland guidebook author Alfred Wainwright said he believes the man had Asperger Syndrome.

'Brutal' Lakeland conditions test runners' mettle in 50th OMM event

Conditions described by organisers as ‘brutal’ led to a fifth of competitors retiring early from the 50th Original Mountain Marathon.

Friends of Lake District issue statement after 'innacurate' Thirlmere zipwire post

Conservation charity the Friends of the Lake District has issued a statement on its position towards planned developments at Thirlmere.

Lost Lakes walker 'probably owes life' to mountain leader group who found him

A chance find by a group practising night navigation in a remote part of the Lake District probably saved a lost walker’s life, rescuers said.

Thirlmere zipwire firm says consultation showed most in favour of plans

The company behind plans to build two zipwires across Thirlmere in the Lake District said most people who responded to a consultation were in favour of the project.

Formal plans submitted to Lakes authority for two Thirlmere zipwires

Developers who want to build two zipwires across a Lake District reservoir have submitted their formal plans.

Kendal Mountain Festival: the land of white waterproofs and false moustaches

As another Kendal Mountain Festival winds up, ponder the need for false moustaches and white waterproof jackets.

Rescuers in desperate calls for helicopter after Lakeland walker's cardiac arrest

A rescue team desperately tried to get a helicopter to help with an injured woman who had suffered a suspected cardiac arrest on a Lake District fellside.

Fix the Fells seeks walkers' votes to secure £25,000 Scafell Pike path repair

The Fix the Fells partnership is urging outdoor enthusiasts to cast their vote in an online poll it hopes will bring in £25,000 to repair a path on England’s highest mountain.

Injured man airlifted from Coniston fell after falling 100ft from scramble

A man was airlifted from a Lake District mountainside after falling about 100ft. A member of the public raised the alarm after seeing the man tumbl...

Two Original Mountain Marathon runners rescued after suffering injuries

A runner taking part in the Original Mountain Marathon in the Lake District was rescued after injuring his ankle on the fells.

Original Mountain Marathon returns to Langdale for 50th event

A challenge event that grew out of a pub conversation will celebrate its 50th anniversary this weekend.

Praise for guide-led Lakeland group who brought walkers to safety from Esk Hause

Rescuers said a walking group that got into difficulties on the Lake District fells was fortunate another group of walkers with an experienced guide came across them and led them to safety.

Film review: Alan Hinkes – the First Briton to Climb the World’s Highest Mountains, by Terry Abraham

Terry Abraham's lastest work turns the lens on the often light-hearted approach of the record-breaking British mountaineer who has nonethless stared death in the face.

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