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    Discover more about Cumbria's upland hay meadows and the work being done to restore them on the Hay-Day walks.

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    Help Cumbria Wildlife Trust conserve the wildlife and wild places of Cumbria for the future.

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The Birth of Long Distance Fell Racing

The Birth of Long Distance Fell Racing

The Lake District Mountain Trial started up in 1952 and was the first major orienteering-style long distance fell event in Cumbria. John Nettleton remembers it became the catalyst over the years for the wide range of events which are held across Cumbria each year.