Great Langdale death

Woman dies after fall in Lake District valley

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Police name Great Langdale walker

Cumbria Police have confirmed that the woman who died after falling in Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale, is Elisabeth Huber from Heimberg in Switzerland.

The 68-year-old was on holiday in Cumbria and was part of a walking group when she fell around 100 metres at 1.50pm yesterday (16th April).

Members from Langdale Mountain Rescue Team attended the incident, but Ms Huber was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are not treating the death as suspicious at this time.


Woman dies after Dungeon Ghyll fall

A woman has died after falling during a walk in the Great Langdale valley. The walker, who hasn't yet been named, fell from a path above Dungeon Ghyll on Tuesday afternoon. Volunteers from Langdale and Ambleside Mountain Rescue team and Kendal went to her aid but she had died from her injuries.

Her body was recovered by the Mountain Rescue team who also helped the people she was walking with to safety.

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