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'Wet and cold' Lakeland walkers in night rescue after failing to find Priest's Hole

Forty mountain rescuers were woken in the early hours of Sunday after a group of walkers called for help after getting lost.

Lake District climber dies after falling on Raven Crag in Great Langdale

A climber has died in a fall on a Lake District crag. Langdale Ambleside Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 6.35pm on Sunday after the man f...

Passing Lakeland walker finds body of woman on fell above Great Langdale

A passing walker has found a woman’s body on a Lake District fell. The discovery was made on Thursday morning at the top of Rossett Gill, near An...

David Felton's Blea Tarn photograph wins Wainwright Society competition

A shot of Blea Tarn and Langdale has been judged a ‘worthy winner’ in an annual competition run by the Wainwright Society.

Campaigners hopeful for national parks after Gove signals farm subsidy shift

A charity that campaigns for national parks has given a cautious welcome to ministerial plans to overhaul farm subsidies after Brexit.

Gear firm Summiteer seeks crowdfunding for Cumbria rucksack factory

Summiteer wants to produce rucksacks in its Cumbria factory using recycled material, and it wants your help.

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.

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.

Rescuers searching for missing Lakeland walker Dawid Kancyr find body - updated

Rescuers searching for a missing walker in the Lake District have found a body. The search for Dawid Kancyr centred on Scafell Pike...

Lakeland walker seriously injured in fall at Fat Man's Agony on Side Pike

A walker suffered serious injuries when she fell from a Lake District scrambling route. The woman stepped aside to try to make room for a group to ...

Body of man found on Latrigg near Keswick

A man’s body has been found on a Lake District fell. Police received a phone call on Tuesday morning after the discovery on Latrigg, overlooking ...

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...

Lakeland rescuers offer winter gear advice after two incidents

Two Lake District rescue teams have advised walkers they need to carry ice-axes and crampons when heading to the area’s high fells.

UPDATED: six rescue team volunteers recognised in New Year Honours

Members of rescue teams have been recognised in the New Year Honours. Five rescuers have been appointed MBEs and a sixth will receive a British Emp...

'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.

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.

Rescuers get lost walkers to download OS Locate app to guide them from fell

Two lost Lake District walkers were guided from the fells after mountain rescuers asked them to download an app to their mobile phone.

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