helvellyn

Walkers and mountain biker rescued in busy three-day period for Patterdale team

A Lake District rescue team was called out four times in three days to aid three walkers and a mountain biker in separate incidents.

17 April 2018

Rescuers welcome Helvellyn's Julia Bradbury TV boost but caution winter visitors

A rescue team has welcomed the increase in popularity of a Lake District mountain following its television vote as top peak in Britain.

29 March 2018

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

Walker suffers multiple injuries in Helvellyn fall

A walker suffered numerous injuries after she slipped and tumbled 50ft on England’s third-highest mountain.

15 March 2018

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.

22 February 2018

Helvellyn climber injured after falling 500ft trying to help stranded walker

A climber was seriously injured when he fell 500ft after going to the aid of a walker who fell on Helvellyn.

26 January 2018

Temperature probes installed on Helvellyn headwall to aid winter climbers

A temperature monitoring system has been set up on England’s third highest mountain to help protect rare plant life on winter climbing routes.

13 January 2018

Felltop assessor Graham Uney tells of friend's fall that sparked huge rescue effort

One of the Lake District’s felltop assessors has revealed he was one of the two men involved in a mountain incident that prompted a massive rescue effort lasting more than eight hours.

13 December 2017

Lakeland felltop assessors celebrate 30 years of service that began with 10p pieces

The man who pioneered the Lake District’s daily winter weather reports revealed the service relied on a pocketful of 10p pieces when it began.

01 December 2017

Helvellyn felltop assessments extended as winter conditions continue

A vital service for winter hillgoers in the Lake District is being extended due to the stubborn refusal of spring to arrive in the mountains.

31 March 2018

Walker airlifted from Helvellyn range after injuring herself in fall

A walker was airlifted to hospital after injuring herself in a fall on a Lake District fell. The woman suffered a suspected broken collar bone in t...

27 March 2018

Man dies in 200ft fall from Helvellyn in snow and icy conditions

A man has died after falling more than 200ft on England’s third-highest mountain. Rescuers were quickly at the scene on Helvellyn yesterday but w...

18 March 2018

Five young walkers rescued from Helvellyn summit after hypothermia concerns

A group of young walkers was rescued from England’s third-highest mountain after getting into difficulties in bad weather.

11 March 2018

Injured Helvellyn walker rescued after tripping on crampon

A walker was rescued after injuring himself when his crampon points stuck in ice, causing him to trip.

16 February 2018

Winter warning to Lakeland walkers after man rescued from icy Nethermost Pike path

Two mountain rescue teams went to the aid of a walker who injured himself when he slipped on an icy path on a Lake District fell.

13 January 2018

Mountain rescue hoaxer Michael Cuminskey jailed after admitting faking accidents

A man has been jailed for hoaxing mountain rescuers in north Wales. Michael Cuminskey was sentenced to 16 months in prison at Caernarfon Crown Cour...

12 January 2018

Walker stretchered from Helvellyn slopes after suffering head injury

A walker was stretchered from a Lake District fell after injuring himself. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 1.35pm on Saturday whe...

05 December 2017

Adventurer Zac Poulton joins Lake District felltop assessors team for winter

A top adventurer and Everest summiteer has joined the team that will provide safety information for winter hillwalkers in the Lake District.

02 October 2017

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