One of the busiest Mountain Rescue Teams in England. 2018 our 54th year

Incidents 2018

  • 14/08/2018

    male collapsed lake shore path.

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    The team were tasked by Cumbria Police to help a 70yr old gentleman who had collapsed on the Lake shore path between Patterdale and Sandwick

  • 12/08/2018

    Five Rescues in 48 Hours for Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team

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    Team members were called to five rescues within 48 hours this weekend. The first rescue, on Friday afternoon, was for a man who sustained an open fracture to his leg whilst taking part in a mountain bike race. The second was for an 84 year old man who fell and became disorientated. He was taken by rescue boat. On Sunday the team dealt with three further rescues.

  • 10/08/2018

    bordale hause biker with compound fracture

  • 28/07/2018

    D of E Group.

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    Saturday 28 July 2018 - 13.50hrs Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called by The Cumbria Constabulary to go to the aid of a 17 year old male who had been blown over in the very strong winds that were blowing across the fell tops.

  • 21/07/2018

    dog rescue

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    Sheep dog crag fast on Wolf Crags

  • 19/07/2018

    male with broken ankle at swarth beck

    At 11:30am on Thursday morning Cumbria Police tasked Patterdale MRT to an incident in Swarth Beck where a young man had fallen approximately 5m into a pool at the bottom of one of the waterfalls.

  • 14/07/2018

    A cut knee!

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    Whilst the team were still dealing with incident 42 they were called to assist a man with an injured knee. Whilst on route from the Hole in the Wall to Striding Edge the man met a passing first aider who gave him a plaster and he was able to continue. It takes all sorts!

  • 14/07/2018

    51 year old complaining of chest pains

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    Whilst the team were dealing with incident 41 they were called to reports of a man who was suffering chest pains on his way up Helvellyn. He was treated on scene by the air ambulance doctor and paramedic then flown by Coastguard Helicopter to hospital. It was hot and a long walk up for those team members who didn't fly!

  • 14/07/2018

    Female with head injury at Aira Force

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    The team were called to assist a woman who had fallen and banged her head. She had reportedly lost consciousness. She was treated on scene by an ambulance crew and team members before being carried on a stretcher to the waiting ambulance.

  • 13/07/2018

  • Lady with suspected dislocated elbow.

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    At 9:30 on Friday morning Patterdale MRT were called to help a woman whom had fallen injuring her elbow and arm.

  • 01/07/2018

    lady with heat stroke

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    The team were called to assist a lady with heatstroke while out walking with friends. The lady managed to make her way to Braesteads Farm where she was meet by an ambulance and taken to hospital for a check up.

  • 30/06/2018

    Male with broken ankle at Aira Force

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    A man from the Midlands area fell and broke his ankle on a path at Aira Force. He was treated by the team's doctor and paramedic before transfer to an Ambulance. The rescue took 2 hours.

  • 24/06/2018

    Male collapsed at Aira Force

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    The team went to the aid of a man who had collapsed with chest injuries at Aira Force. He was treated on scene and transferred to an ambulance for onward care at Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle. The rescue lasted approximately 90 minutes.

  • 10/06/2018

    Rescue on steep ground above Hoggart Gill, Hartsop

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    The team were call to the aid of a couple who had become stuck on steep ground above Hoggart Gill, Hartsop. When the team arrived a belay was set up and the couple were secured to a safety line and walked to safety. There were no injuries and the callout lasted 2.5hrs

  • 29/05/2018

    Ankle injury at Striding edge

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    Ankle injury Striding Edge. Assistance from GNAAS and Penrith MRT

  • 19/05/2018

    Man fallen with dislocated ankle Striding Edge

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    A man sustained a broken leg whilst walking Striding Edge. Team members treated him on scene and he was airlifted to hospital by the Coastguard helicopter.

  • 12/05/2018

    Man fallen near hart Crag

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    A man fell whilst walking with his family at Hart Crag. He sustained a head injury. The man was treated on scene and then flown to hospital by the Great North Air Ambulance.

  • 12/05/2018

    Male with head injury at Aira force

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    A 72 year old man fell whilst walking at Aira Force. He sustained a head injury and was treated on scene by the team's doctor and paramedic before onward transfer to hospital by the Great North Air Ambulance. Whilst this incident was underway the team were called to another injured walker on Hart Crag (Incident 32).

  • 02/05/2018

    Major search for missing fell runner

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    The team assisted Cockermoth MRT with a search for a missing fell runner. Sadly he was located at first light having suffered from the effects of Hypothermia. Our thoughts are with his family and friends.

  • 29/04/2018

    Walker slipped while on the Fairfield Horseshoe

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    Walker slipped while on the Fairfield Horseshoe

  • 21/04/2018

    Couple caught in severe thunder storms

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    A couple, who were camping close the summit of Place Fell became scared in the middle of a very severe thunderstorm which had been forecast. They decided to run for the valley, abandoning all of their equipment in the process. Unfortunately they became lost and disorientated on their descent to the valley and called MRT for assistance. They eventually made their own way back to the valley safely.

  • 16/04/2018

    67yof with ankle injury near Oxford Crag

    67yof with ankle injury near Oxford Crag

  • 15/04/2018

    Cyclist cold and suffering cramp

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    2.00pm Sunday 15 April 2018. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were alerted by Cumbria Constabulary to go to the aid of a mountain biker on the zig zag path above Keppel Cove dam.

  • 14/04/2018

    Elderly female with stomach pains, Place Fell above Ullswater

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    Elderly female with stomach pains, Place Fell above Ullswater

  • 14/04/2018

    Female with an ankle injury Lakeshore path, Ullswater

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    Female with an ankle injury Lakeshore path, Ullswater

  • 01/04/2018

    Distressed Dog in Deepdale.

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    The Team were alerted to a dog that appeared to be in distress on Braw Crag, Deepdale. Several Team members went to investigate and found that it was a fit and healthy Fell Hound. The Team met the owner and were able to show her were the dog was.

  • 25/03/2018

    Person had fall head injury and fitting.

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    Team members had just completed a full day of training and ordered a pint in the White Lion when they received a 999 call from North West Ambulance Service. The team went to the aid of a man who had collapsed whilst walking with friends. He was assessed on scene by the team's paramedic and transported to base for onward transfer to hospital.

  • 20/03/2018

    Cragfast on Ice in Kilnshaw Chimney

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    Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called by Cumbria Police to go to the aid of a 20 year old man who had become crag fast on snow and ice within Kilnshaw Chimney, above the Kirkstone Pass.

  • 18/03/2018

    Two Fallen Climbers on Great End

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    The team had just completed rescue 19 on Helvellyn, and were drinking tea with the crew of Coastguard Rescue 936 from North Wales, when Keswick MRT received a 999 call for two inured climbers on Great End. Five PMRT members, including team leader and doctor, flew direct to scene and assisted the helicopter crew and Keswick team members.

  • 18/03/2018

    Skier Injured on Helvellyn

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    A skier fell a considerable difference whilst attempting to ski down the front face of Helvellyn. He was treated on scene and evacuated by Rescue Helicopter 936.

  • 17/03/2018

    Assist Keswick MRT with Fatality on Brown Cove Crags

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    As the Team were standing down from incident 17 they were called to assist Keswick MRT at Brown Cove Crags.

  • 17/03/2018

    Female reported stuck on icy slope

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    This was the start of a busy weekend for PMRT. The Team received a call from walkers who had seen a woman stuck on ice. The Team were unable to reach the caller and so deployed into Nethermost Cove. Keswick MRT were called to assist from the Thirlmere side of Helvellyn. Nothing was found and the teams stood down after a comprehensive search of the locality.

  • 03/03/2018

    Priest hole man with dislocated shoulder

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    Patterdale Mountain Rescue were called by Cumbria Constabulary to go to the aid of a 28 year old male who had fallen whilst attempting to get to the Priest hole on Dove Crag.

  • 02/03/2018

    Provide resources to Penrith MRT during day 2 of the severe weather event

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    Provide resources to Penrith MRT during day 2 of the severe weather event

  • 01/03/2018

    Provide resources to assist Penrith MRT during severe weather event

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    Provide resources to Penrith MRT during severe weather event and assist with the evacuation of a gentleman whose car was stuck in snow, near Brampton

  • 01/03/2018

    Man fallen from gritter lorry

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    Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called upon by the North West Ambulance Service to go to the aid of a 50 year old gentleman who had fallen from a Gritter lorry close to The Royal Hotel at Dockray.

  • 26/02/2018

    Walker fallen on snow and taken a long slide.

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    Cumbria Police called Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team at 13.20 on Monday 26 February after reports from members of the public that they could hear shouts for help from the fell side close to Grisedale Tarn.

  • 20/02/2018

    Rescue of two missing dogs on Helvellyn

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    On Tuesday 20 February at approximately 12.30pm Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were notified by Cumbria Police Force that two stray dogs were stuck in a precarious position on the headwall of Helvellyn

  • 15/02/2018

    Man reported to have fallen between Dollywaggon & Nethermost Pike

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    Man reported to have fallen between Dollywagon & Nethermost Pike

  • 07/02/2018

    2 Walkers requested help on the way down from Red Tarn

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    Walkers requested help, one with a medical problem the other had fallen in cold water.

  • 03/02/2018

    Lone male walker suffering from exhaustion above Hartsop

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    The Team were called to assist a lone male walker who was suffering from exhaustion above Hartsop. The gentleman was located above Hayeswater Dam along with his dog in snowy conditions and escorted back down to the Team vehicles.

  • 28/01/2018

    Shouts for help heard in Red Tarn Area

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    Patterdale MRT were contacted by the fell top assessor stating that he had heard shouts for help coming from the Striding Edge area. Teams from Patterdale, Penrith and the RAF were mobilised - but on further investigation from the fell top assessor there was nothing to substantiate the initial cause for concern and we had not received further calls from others on the fell.

  • 27/01/2018

    Couple stuck on Striding Edge

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    Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called to assist a couple having difficultly on Striding Edge. The couple were assisted by some passing mountaineers who helped them off some difficult ground.

  • 20/01/2018

    Female travelling by car, stuck in snow on Kirkstone Pass

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    Female travelling by car, stuck in snow on Kirkstone Pass

  • 18/01/2018

    Shouts heard by walker, sounded like someone calling for help.

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    Shouts heard by walker, sounded like someone calling for help.

  • 16/01/2018

    Assist Langdale-Ambleside MRT with search for 2 missing walkers on Fairfield

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    Assist Langdale Ambleside with search for 2 missing walkers on Fairfield

  • 10/01/2018

    Sheep rescue, Kirkstone Pass

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    Sheep rescue, Kirkstone Pass

  • 09/01/2018

    Striding Edge, Helvellyn, crag fast couple

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    Striding Edge, Helvellyn, crag fast couple