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Search dogs found walker Richard Cockerham alive after 48 hours on Lakeland fells

Rescuers have revealed details of the huge operation to find a walker who was missing on the Lakeland fells for 48 hours in severe weather.

Rescuers in search for missing Scafell Pike walker Richard Cockerham

Police are appealing for sightings of a man who went missing in the Lake District. Richard Cockerham of Leeds is believed to have travelled to the ...

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.

'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.

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 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...

Climber Sir Chris Bonington: 'Mountain rescue has almost become a sport'

Mountaineering elder statesman Sir Chris Bonington has ruffled a few feathers after he was quoted in a national newspaper saying mountain rescue has almost become a ‘sport’ and an ‘industry’.

Wasdale team risks being swept away in swollen stream during Scafell Pike rescue

Mountain rescuers risked being swept away in torrential mountain stream when they were called out to help a family group on the slopes of England’s highest mountain.

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.

Missing walker Richard Cockerham airlifted after being found on Scafell Pike

Missing walker Richard Cockerham has been found by rescuers on the slopes of Scafell Pike. The 29-year-old was airlifted to hospital after being di...

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.

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.

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.

Walker battered by Storm Ophelia rescued after night on Lakeland fell

A walker who was ‘battered and bruised’ after being blown over by Storm Ophelia’s winds was rescued after spending the night on a Lake District fell.

Police voice concerns for missing Lake District walker Dawid Kancyr

Police in the Lake District said they are concerned for a walker who was last seen in Wasdale Head. Dawid Kancyr, 28, went missing on Saturday, Cum...

Lake District walkers rescued after cannabis man gets high on Scafell range

A walker had to be rescued after getting high while on the Lake District fells. Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team responded to the call for help from a ...

Duke of Edinburgh's Award group shelters lost Crinkle Crags walker overnight

A group of young walkers tackling a Duke of Edinburgh’s Award expedition came to the aid of a woman lost on the Lakeland fells.

Ordnance Survey study reveals most hillgoers unprepared for emergencies

A study by Britain’s national mapping agency has revealed many hillgoers are clueless about what to do if things went wrong.

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