A 75-year-old man has died after falling approximately 100 metres from Striding Edge, Helvellyn, on Monday afternoon.
Mike Blakey, the Team Leader from Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team, said: "the thoughts of all the Team members are with the man's family, friends and walking companions at this difficult time."
The North West Air Ambulance, RAF Sea King helicopter and Penrith MRT assisted Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team with the incident.
Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team has issued a reminder to the public that conditions on the fells can still be wintry despite it now being April.
It follows an incident last night where a 69-year-old man got stuck while ascending Helvellyn at the end of Striding Edge.
While he was eventually able to free himself , Patterdale MRT have since stressed that sheet ice, sleet, snow, and very strong winds can still cause tough conditions for those walking on the fells.
A mountaineer has died after being found seriously injured by a rescue search dog on February 18.
The 68 year old, from Penrith, was experienced and well equipped. He'd planned to ascend Helvellyn in the Lakes.
After his wife reported him missing, a major search operation was launched involving 40 people from five rescue teams. The man died in hospital.
Police can confirm that the body of a man who fell 300m on Helvellyn has been identified as David Barrow, 63, of Widnes.
He was found in the Brown Cove at Helvellyn on Saturday 17th January 2015 by the Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team, and later died of his injuries at the Cumberland Infirmary.
There are no suspicious circumstances and the Coroner has been informed.
A man has died after falling from Swirral Edge on Helvellyn.
Patterdale Mountain Rescue were called out at around 4pm on Saturday 17th January, following reports that two men had fallen.
The group, from Widnes, were walking when one slipped a short distance. The second man slipped and fell 300m as he tried to help his friend. They were discovered on steep, icy ground.
Despite being airlifted to Cumberland Infirmary in the RAF Sea King, the walker died from his injuries during the night.
A third person was assisted off the hill by a passing walker.
Police have confirmed that the body found on Helvellyn is Michael Damien Flanagan.
His body was found on Monday 12th January by the Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team.
There are no suspicious circumstances regarding his death and the Coroner has been informed.
Mr Flanagan was 45 years old and from London.
A man's body has been found today on Helvellyn by Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team.
Cumbria Police say he has not yet been formally identified, enquiries are ongoing and the Coroner will be informed.
An advert's gone out for one of the most unusual jobs in Cumbria - but it could save lives.
The Lake District National Park's recruiting a 'Fell Top Assessor'.
Whoever gets the job will brave wind, rain and snow to check conditions on the area's 950-metre peak, Helvellyn, during the winter months.
Jon Bennett, from Ambleside, has been doing the job for eight years, and he's to be joined by a new recruit.
Information relayed by them will be used by Weatherline, a phone and online service that keeps keep visitors and locals informed about the conditions.
Two men who climb one of the Lake District's highest peaks every day to record the weather conditions have come up with a new way of raising funds for their work.
They have launched an internet auction site, where people can bid to join them for a day - so if you've ever fancied working with the Fell Top Assessors, now's your chance.
Fiona Marley Paterson reports.