|Chris Lewis Support Fund|
|An Appeal from Cumbria's Mountain Rescue teams|
|Lake District to feature on New Stamp|
|2020: a Mixed Year for Mountain Rescue|
|New Visitors to Cumbria remain a Problem|
|The Fell Top Assessors are Back|
|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|
There's been a number of incidents recently across the UK with walkers being badly injured or killed by cattle. We've got some thoughts on how to avoid the next walker being you.
Although less common than sheep you may come across cattle on your walk in the Lake District. Cows present a real problem as they are a danger to both you and your dog and every year people are killed or seriously injured by cows, with fractures to arms, ribs, wrist, scapula, clavicle, legs, lacerations, punctured lung, bruising, black eyes, joint dislocation, nerve damage and unconsciousness being among the reported injuries. read more ...
Everyone want to come and camp in the Lake District at the moment so here's some advice to help you if you're planning to come.
Now that Covid-19 is under some sort of control and people can take holidays in the UK we are getting a lot of people heading here to camp. So camp sites are getting full. In addition people are irresponsibly wild camping and leaving a mess behind including whole tents, bags, rubbish and ... sadly ... poo. read more ...
The Lake District is now cautiously re-opening and the LDNPA have been updating their guidance which is worth a read if you're thinking of coming this way.
[Last revised on 4th July]
The Lake District is now cautiously re-opening as many attractions, restaurants, pubs and overnight accommodation reopened on 4th July. 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 ...
The path from Keswick to Threlkeld along the old railway line is currently being restored after Storm Desmond. As part of that a long closed tunnel is being re-opened.
Back in December 2015 Storm Desmond did significant damage all over the Lake District and for us one of the big losses the destruction of two of the bridges over the River Greta on the path from Keswick to Threlkeld along the old railway line which resulted in the temporary loss and the later diversion of one our earliest walks. read more ...
As people can now visit the Lake District and go for walks we've been considering what we can sensibly recommend.
As people can now visit the Lake District and go for walks we've been considering what we can sensibly recommend and we have several walks around Loughrigg Fell which is a gentle fell which you should be able to summit safely. These walks also take in Rydal Cave. 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 ...