Great End

Lakeland walkers led to safety after getting lost in dark on Great End

A group of walkers had to be led to safety from a Lake District mountain after getting caught out by nightfall.

26 March 2018

Injured Lakeland walker rescued after falling 300ft on Great End

A man was airlifted to hospital after injuring himself when he fell more than 300ft on a Lake District mountain.

06 March 2018

Rescuers: Lake District rockfall incident on Great End 'could have been fatal'

Rescuers who spent more than seven hours bringing a group to safety on a Lake District fell said someone could have died in the incident.

09 July 2017

'Fortunate' walker, 62, survives cold night on Scafell Pike range

A walker was described by rescuers as ‘very fortunate’ after surviving a cold night on England’s highest mountain range.

01 April 2016

Blencathra pair 'very lucky' after 65ft fall on Sharp Edge

Two walkers who fell from a Lake District mountain were described as very lucky by rescuers. One of the men fell 20m (65ft) from Sharp Edge on Blen...

06 January 2016

Injured climber airlifted after fall on Helvellyn winter route

A climber was injured in a fall close to where a walker fell to his death at the weekend. The mountaineer was tackling a winter route on Browncove ...

22 January 2015

M'aider! Navy winchman's challenge in Nevis climbers' rescue

A rescue helicopter crewman faced an unexpected challenge when called to help two stricken climbers on Ben Nevis.

11 January 2011

Man dies after 650ft Lakeland fall

A man has died after falling from a crag in the Lake District. The walker was with two work colleagues when he fell 200m (650ft) from Great End in ...

22 March 2010

Rescuers voice concerns after two further incidents on wintry Lakeland mountains

Rescuers were called out to two incidents where outdoor enthusiasts were injured in falls on wintry Lake District mountains.

19 March 2018

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.

16 February 2018

Woman and son rescued after getting stuck in Great End gully

A woman and her son were rescued after getting into difficulties on the Scafell range. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 3.05pm on Mon...

10 January 2017

'Take a torch' plea by rescuers after walkers get lost on Scafell Pike

Rescuers reminded walkers to pack a torch when they head for the hills, after two walkers were led to safety after getting lost on the slopes of England’s highest mountain.

01 March 2016

Rescuers warn walkers heading to Lakeland hills as floods and 100mph winds loom

Rescuers have warned walkers to think carefully before heading for the Lake District hills this weekend.

04 December 2015

Three Peaks Challengers try to hitch lift from exhausted mountain rescuers

A team of cheeky Three Peaks Challengers asked exhausted mountain rescue volunteers for a lift back to their minibus.

04 September 2011

Lakeland death-fall walker named

The walker who fell to his death on a Lake District fell at the weekend has been named. Paul Robert Newing, 35, of Dukinfield, Tameside, Greater Ma...

25 March 2010

Climber found safe after Lakeland avalanche

Three mountain rescue teams went to the aid of a climber who triggered a Lake District avalanche today.

03 March 2010


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