Teams from the Mountain Rescue Team and the Great North Air Ambulance were unable to save a man who fell from Pavey Ark in the central Lake District.
The man is believed to be from West Yorkshire has died after falling from Pavey Ark in the Langdale Pikes.
It is thought the fell walker was between 40 and 50 years old.
He was declared dead at the scene, near the head of Great Langdale, north-west of Ambleside.
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