POLICE have confirmed that the body found close to Scafell Pike was that of 67-year-old Christopher Malcolm Blowman.
His body was found yesterday.
Mr Blowman, of Louth, Lincolnshire, was reported missing on Wednesday after he failed to return from a walk in the area.
Teams of mountain rescuers and police combed the area and discovered the body between Sty Head and Scafell Pike.
His family have been informed. A police spokeswoman said there are no suspicious circumstances and details have been passed to the coroner.
MORE TOP STORIES:
- Lake District mountain team hails 16-hour rescue effort in 'appalling' conditions
- Young woman rescued after leg injury at waterfall in the Howgills
- Midnight call out for Kendal firefighters
- Pedal cycle stolen in Kendal