A man has been seriously injured after falling five hundred feet from Helvellyn.
The Great North Air Ambulance was called on Saturday afternoon, after the man in his thirties fell from Swirral Edge into Brown Cove.
Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were also called out, as well as the coastguard helicopter. They say the man fell while descending Helvellyn.
He was treated for severe injuries to his head, neck, spine and chest and flown to hospital in Newcastle.
He is described as being in critical condition.
Police have identified the man who died after falling from Helvellyn at the weekend as Stewart Armstrong.
The 59-year-old, from County Durham, was walking with his son when he fell from Striding Edge on Saturday.
A father has died in a fall from a popular Lake District mountain route. The 59 year old was walking with his son on Helvellyn when the accident happened. Mountain rescuers say a number of walkers risked their own safety to help the man. Kate Walby reports.
A man has died after falling from Striding Edge in the Lake District, while walking with his son, on Saturday, June 20.
Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called out along with an RAF SeaKing helicopter.
The walker had severe head injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.
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.