Mountain Rescue warning

Mountain rescue teams have criticised some climbers who take part in the Three Peak Challenge.

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Full report: Mountain rescue team slams three peakers

Mountain rescuers in the Lake District are calling on walkers taking part in the three peaks challenge to be better prepared.

Over the last two months the number of call outs to help lost walkers has increased.

Many do not even carry basic equipment like a map and compass.

The rescue teams are also asking hikers to their waste home, because it's cluttering the summits.

We sent our reporter Samantha Parker up Scafell Pike to see what is troubling the rescuers:

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Mountain rescuers to tackle "avoidable rescues"

Mountain rescuers in the Lake District are calling for walkers taking part in the three peaks challenge to be better prepared.

There have been numerous call outs over the last few weeks on Scafell Pike to help lost hikers.

The rescue teams are also asking that all rubbish is removed from the mountains so they can be enjoyed by everyone.

Richard Warren from Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team says that action needs to be taken to avoid unnecessary rescues:

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