|A Plea from Patterdale MRT|
|Pooley Bridge Replacement|
|Lochaber MRT on Monday's Rescue|
|Remembering Jessie 2005 - 2020|
|Why we don't use What 3 Words|
|"In Our Hands"|
|The Fell Top Assessors are Back|
|Winter - Be Prepared|
|Controversy over Path Restoration|
|Buttermere Fell Care Day|
|Buttermere Bridge Reopens|
|'In Our Hands' Premiere|
|Red Squirrel Campaign 2019|
|Pooley Bridge Replacement|
|Remembering a Significant Event|
|Lake District For Sale, Again|
|Become a Fell Top Assessor|
|Change to the Cumbria Way|
|Great Landscapes Week 2019|
|Helsington Barrows and Scout Scar|
|Lake District volunteers lead the way|
|Expanding our National Park|
|Your Dog and Other Animals|
|Stepping up to the Bowder Stone|
|Yet Another Release of Mapping|
|New Release of our Map Tiles|
|Welcome to our new Web Site|
|Blencathra Trig Detector Ring Returns|
The Lake District is now cautiously re-opening for day visits and the LDNPA have been updating their guidance which is worth a read if you're thinking of coming this way.
The Lake District is now cautiously re-opening for day visits and the Lake District National Park Authority have been updating their guidance which is worth a read if you're thinking of coming this way. You can find their page here and it's been revised pretty much every day. read more ...
In the light of the relaxation of restrictions on movement in England Patterdale MRT are asking you to think carefully before coming to the Lakes and heading off up the fells.
Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team have issued a statement on Facebook which has been endorsed by the Lake District Search And Mountain Rescue Association. Patterdale MRT cover incidents on Helvellyn from the Ullswater side which is a one of the region's big accident blackspots with particularly difficult rescues on Striding and Swirral edges. read more ...
Last Thursday the new bridge at Pooley Bridge, replacing the old one which was washed away by Storm Desmond, was swung into place.
On Monday night Lochaber MRT had to rescue four poorly equipped people from Ben Nevis in blizzard conditions. This got a lot of attention from the public and Lochaber have now written about that. We think it deserves wider circulation.
On Monday night Lochaber MRT had to rescue four very poorly equipped people from Ben Nevis in blizzard conditions. It got a lot of media attention, the BBC for example reported it as Tourists in trainers rescued in Ben Nevis blizzard. read more ...
Jessie was the Border Collie / Golden Retriever cross dog that appears in many of our walk photos. She died at the beginning of January 2020.
We think that What Three Words is an interesting idea but the business model the company behind it is using makes it unsuitable for fell walking.
You may be aware of a company called What 3 Words and their product of the same name. Their big idea is that they've come up with a system of grid references that relies on three words to locate a point within a three metre square anywhere in the world. So "fish elephant emptied" might be a three metre square on top of Scafell Pike (it's not). read more ...