|Using our Mapping for Other Walks
|Winter - Time to check your gear
|Hills Database Updated
|Leave Only Pawprints
|Mountain Rescue Box ransacked
|A Happy Lake District Story
|Lost in the Lakes
|Wasdale MRT Open Day
|No More Accommodation Adverts
|The Perils of Relying on a Smartphone
|Hill Top Bagging
|Looking Forward to a New Year
|Hills Database Updated
Poorly prepared walkers get themselves into all sort of trouble on Scafell Pike due to lack of planning and poor decision making.
We regularly get reports from the various Lake District Mountain Rescue Teams and, in particular, from Wasdale MRT who are one of the busiest and this one caught our eye today for lack of competence of the people being helped: read more ...
Amidst a surge in the number of call outs on and around Scafell Pike in May the Mountain Rescue Stretcher box at Mickledore was ransacked over the Bank Holiday weekend.
Amidst a surge in call-out numbers on and around Scafell Pike in May, and across the region more broadly, the Mountain Rescue Stretcher box at Mickledore, between Scafell and Scafell Pike, was ransacked over the Bank Holiday weekend just gone, with some kit now missing and other contents strewn around the fell and left open to the elements along with a used disposable BBQ and various items of food waste and rubbish. read more ...
This week someone remembering her late grandpa was helped to find the exact location where a photo was taken of him.
Over on reddit this week someone posted in the /r/LakeDistrict sub asking for help identifying an old photo of a man with his arm raised on the hill overlooking a pair of lakes and the poster asked "Is this picture taken in the Lake District?". read more ...
If you're in the south west Lakes area this Saturday then the Wasdale MRT are having a rescue base open day at their base just outside Gosforth.
Ever since we began our adventure with this web site we have relied on property adverts to cover some of the costs. We've decided it's time to drop that now.
Ever since we began our adventure with this web site we have relied on property adverts to cover some of the costs. So every walk page and every hill page has featured a banner somewhere in it showing properties near that location. read more ...
The path used by the Cumbria Way between Dalston and Cummersdale is currently closed until February 2023. We have details and a proposed diversion route.
The path used by the Cumbria Way between Dalston and Cummersdale is currently closed until February 2023 as detailed in this article from Dalston Parish Council. The closure points are marked in red on the map below along with our proposed diversion in purple. read more ...