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.
Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team has been called to three incidents in three days, in a busy start to April.
On Thursday 9 April they were called to assist a teenager who had gone over his handlebars while mountain biking on a track near Auterstone Wood, above Ullswater.
The previous day they had rescued a scrambler from a ledge at Greenhow Edge, in Deepdale.
And on Tuesday 7 April, the team were called to help the police search for an 87-year-old man who was missing in the Watermillock area.
Previously, the Chairman of the Lake District Mountain Rescue Teams had warned people to take care over the Easter period.
A scrambler has been rescued, having become trapped on a ledge in Deepdale, Cumbria.
He became stuck at Greenhow End, having followed a route detailed in a magazine article.
Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team responded and were helped by a Royal Air Force Seaking helicopter, and Penrith Mountain Rescue Team.
The man was winched onto the helicopter, and taken to Patterdale Mountain Rescue base.
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 68-year-old man who went walking yesterday has gone missing.
Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team are continuing their search after receiving a call from Cumbria Police last night.
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.