|Walking Near Cattle|
|Camping in the Lake District|
|The Keswick to Threlkeld Path Tunnel|
|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|
Last Thursday the new bridge at Pooley Bridge, replacing the old one which was washed away by Storm Desmond, was swung into place.
Meet Skye our new Border Collie
We now have a new dog to go out fell walking with me. Skye is a Border Collie, she's about 1 to 2 years old and came from a local rescue centre. We only have a little background on her, which is she was being kept in a crate most of the time but she's a really sweet dog who loves cuddles. read more ...
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 ...
Commissioned in 2019 to recognise the 85th anniversary of Friends of the Lake District, "In Our Hands" is a film with a bewitching blend of poetry and superlative visual imagery.
Commissioned in 2019 to recognise the 85th anniversary of Friends of the Lake District, "In Our Hands" is a bewitching blend of poetry and superlative visual imagery which celebrates the vital connections between people and place. read more ...