|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|
|New Scafell Pike Walk|
We've just imported the latest version of the Database of British and Irish hills. This release adds four more hill lists, plus we've now got the "drop" of each summit recorded.
We've just imported the latest version of the Database of British and Irish hills. We were previously on version 17.4 and we're now on 18 which was released on 29th July. Our apologies that it's taken a while to get this release online but we've made some changes with this import. read more ...
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 ...