|Blencathra Trig Detector Ring Returns|
|Dogs and the Lambing Season|
|Got an old GPS? It might stop working on 6th April|
|Winter - Time to check your gear|
|The Fell Top Assessors are Back|
|Glover Landscape Review|
|Blencathra Trig Detector Ring Appeal|
|Can you remember the first shooting star you saw?|
|Duddon Fell Care Day|
|Thirlmere Fell Care Day|
|Tour of Britain hits Cumbria|
|The problem with The Priest's Hole|
|Parking Problems at Seathwaite|
|A New Mountain in the Lake District|
|Hills Database Updated|
|New Release of Map Tiles Now Live|
|Beware Blue Green Algae|
|Great Cumbrian Landscapes|
|The Lake District: a victim of its own success?|
|In Praise of Keswick|
|Some Walks From Coniston|
|Windermere Ferry Closed|
|Look out for Ticks|
|GDPR is Approaching Fast|
|Help restore the Keswick to Threlkeld Path|
|Walking the High Fells|
The trig detector ring on Blencathra was stolen but it's now been replaced, funded by an appeal.
Last November we wrote about how the Hallsfell Top on Blencathra is, or rather was, marked by a simple concrete ring, what the Ordnance Survey call a "trig detector ring", as opposed to the usual trig point. The concrete ring was a low concrete circle about 50cm in diameter, that actually sat on top of a buried block. read more ...
The National park are urging dog owners to keep pets under close control as lambing season nears, and to clear up after them.
As more people have been exploring the Lake District recently during half term, they are being asked to ensure that dogs are kept under control as the lambing season gets under way. read more ...
Older satnavs and such devices won't be able to use America's Global Positioning System properly after 6th April unless they've been suitably updated or designed to handle a looming epoch rollover.
We discovered this week via a posting on The Register that older GPSs, satnavs, and other such devices won't be able to use America's Global Positioning System properly after 6th April unless they've been suitably updated or designed to handle a rollover similar to the Y2K problem. read more ...
Time to wash, proof and otherwise prepare your existing winter gear; and new gear you might want to buy.
Winter is a wonderful time to be on the fells. Quieter than the busy summer months, you can find yourself alone on even the most popular fells during the week. There's nothing quite like an early start on a crisp frosty morning to make the most of the short daylight hours. read more ...
Decembers sees the start of the Lake District fell top assessors scheme.
The Lake District National Park's fell top assessors return this week just as snow has started to appear on the fells. This winter they will share even more top tips using #summitsafely to help walkers stay safe on the fells. read more ...
The Government's independent review of England's National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty is taking place now and your views are welcomed.
The Glover Landscape Review is the Government's independent review of England's National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to make your views known on the future of our National Parks and AONBs and how they are run so if you have views on this we would urge you to get involved and to feed in your own comments directly. read more ...