|Buttermere shuttle bus from Cockermouth|
|Labels and Footbridges|
|Lake District Trig Points|
|The Missing Toposcope|
|Camping in the Lake District|
|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|
We are publishing this appeal from Cumbria's Mountain Rescue teams in full and we urge you to read it before venturing out into the fells.
The LDSAMRA have issued a press release talking about the problems that the rise in inexperienced walkers is causing them.
The Lake District Search and Mountain Rescue Association have issued a press release talking about the problems that the rise in inexperienced walkers is causing them. read more ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
With snow already on Helvellyn it's time to wash, proof and otherwise prepare your existing winter gear; and think about replacements, or 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 ...