A 65-year-old man has died after slipping and falling from a ridge between Steeple and Little Scoat Fell, high above Ennerdale.
It happened around 00.30am on Sunday 15 July 2018.
The alarm was raised by the walkers companion who remained on the ridge.
Cockermouth Mountain Rescue attended the scene.
Team members ascended Steeple Ridge to the informants location and roped down 80 metres to the casualty’s position.
The man sustained fatal injuries from his fall.
Tragically, the man sustained fatal injuries from his fall. Our thoughts are with his family."
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