Famous Cumbrian mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington has resigned as Vice-President of 'Friends of the Lake District', in protest against the Honister Zipwire plans being rejected.
Expert mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington is in favour of the Honister Zipwire application.
– Sir Chris Bonington
"I wouldn't go down the zip wire for all the tea in China because I'd be frightened, but the last thing I want to do is stop others from doing it."
He's now asking the Committee at the LDNPA to approve the development.