One of the busiest Mountain Rescue Teams in England. 2017 our 53rd year

Incidents 2017

  • 19/09/2017

    Fallen female walker north of Angletarn Pikes.

    NY 41412 14909

    On Tuesday morning Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were tasked by Cumbria Police to locate and treat a woman that had set of from her overnight wild camp at Angletarn Pikes and was intending to go to Beda Fell

  • 02/09/2017

    Woman rescued from Ullswater lake shore path

    NY 40206 18797

    The team was called to asist a woman who had fallen and injured her knee whilst walking along the lake shore path. She was treated on scene and evacuated by boat to base for onward transfer by ambulance to hospital.

  • 01/09/2017

    Male in the water near to Inn on the Lake, Ullswater

    NY 38840 17180

    Male in the water near to Inn on the Lake, Ullswater

  • 28/08/2017

    Five Call Outs on Helvellyn over the Bank Holiday Weekend

    NY 34665 15071

    Five incidents for Patterdale MRT over the bank holiday weekend including two major rescues.

  • 27/08/2017

    Father and daughter fail to return after a walk up Helvellyn

    NY 34148 15146

    A father and daughter failed to return from a walk on Helvellyn. As the Team were mobilising they turned up safe and well.

  • 27/08/2017

    Mountain biker with suspected pelvic injury after crash

    NY 34148 15146

    A mountain biker, with a suspected pelvic injury, turned up at Patterdale base asking for help. He was treated and sent to hospital.

  • 27/08/2017

    Man falls from Striding Edge, Helvellyn

    NY 34600 15000

    Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called to rescue a man that had slipped and fallen on Striding Edge, Helvellyn.

  • 16/08/2017

    Male reported lost on Place Fell, above Ullswater.

    NY 40519 16881

    Male reported lost on Place Fell, above Ullswater.

  • 16/08/2017

    Search for 'missing' vessel on Ullswater

    NY 39100 17100

    The Team was called to assist Cumbria Police to search for a vessel on Ullswater. Two adults were reported to be intoxicated and arguing following a drinking session at a local hotel. They were in charge of two children and there were concerns for their welfare.

  • 09/08/2017

    Abdominal pains - Ullswater Lake shore path

    NY 39511 17685

    Abdominal pains - Ullswater Lake shore path

  • 06/08/2017

    Group stuck on Summit of Helvellyn

    NY 34274 15082

    4 Hypothermic Casualties rescued from the summit of Helvellyn

  • 05/08/2017

    Reports of flashing lights Birkhouse Moor, Glenridding

    NY 36540 16400

    Reports of flashing lights Birkhouse Moor, Glenridding

  • 24/07/2017

    ‘Find My Friends, the Apple App, helps to save a man’s life in the English Lakes’

    NY 37603 10897

    The Priest Hole strikes again. This time a young man who had been unable to find the Priest Hole the evening before, and who had spent the night on the mountain, became disorientated in the morning and descended the wrong way from the summit of Dove Crag. He fell into a gully and sustained minor injuries.

  • 23/07/2017

    Two Rescues for Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team on Sunday Afternoon

    NY 34629 14963

    Whilst the team were responding to incident 29, on Place Fell, they were called to rescue two people in their 20's who had become crag fast in bad weather on Striding Edge.

  • 23/07/2017

    Woman with Knee Injury Rescued from Place Fell

    NY 40700 16300

    The Team were called to rescue a woman who had injured her knee whilst descending from Place Fell. She was treated on scene and stretchered to a Landrover ambulance in the valley. As they team were completing this rescue they were called to incident 30 on Helvellyn.

  • 07/07/2017

    Missing Dog Walker

    NY 39364 10819

    A dog walker, who was overdue from a walk on Hartsop Dodd, was reported missing by his wife. Whilst the Team were making enquiries he turned up safe and well.

  • 06/07/2017

    Fallen lady with head injury

    NY 36060 13980

    Cumbria Police today, Thursday 6th July called Patterdale Mountain Rescue at 1300hrs to go to the aid of a Cumbrian Lady who had fallen on Patterdale Common whilst walking up the Grisedale Valley towards Grisedale Tarn.

  • 03/07/2017

    Lost Duke of Edinburgh Group, Stand Crags

    NY 38100 10600

    Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called to search for a group of six Duke of Edinburgh students who had become lost and stuck on steep ground near Dove Crag.

  • 26/06/2017

    Woman with ankle injury

    NY 42100 14800

    Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were asked to rescue a 54 year old female who had slipped off the path towards Heck Crag, Bannerdale.

  • 25/06/2017

    53 Year old man lost on Dove Crag

    NY 37593 10998

    Members of the Patterdale Mountain Rescue Rescue Team were attending the local village fete with their display stand and enjoying the lovely weather when they were tasked to rescue a man that had become lost on Dove Crag.

  • 24/06/2017

    Male Collapsed On Sponsored Walk

    NY 37586 16104

    A 61 year old man collapsed whilst undertaking a sponsored walk on Helvelyn. The man suffered a cardiac arrest and was flown to hospital by the North West Air Ambulance. Fatal.

  • 22/06/2017

    4 People Reported Missing on Helvellyn

    NY 34200 15100

    A group of four walkers were reported as well overdue from a walk on Helvellyn. As the Team were making enquiries the missing people turned up safe and well.

  • 15/06/2017

    Call for Help on Place Fell

    NY 40800 15700

    Cumbria Police contacted the Team after a man reported hearing shouts on Place Fell. It was believed to have been a shepherd or sheep. A callout with good intent. The Team did not respond.

  • 11/06/2017

    Grisedale

    NY 36300 16000

    At 1250 on Sunday 11th June Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team members were called to assist a 68 year old woman from Guernsey who had slipped and sustained a suspected fractured ankle. The woman, who was walking the Coast to Coast route with her husband, was treated on scene near to Ruthwaite Lodge in Grisedale.

  • 02/06/2017

    Reports of a male & female with hypothermia stuck at the Priest's Hole, Dove Crag

    NY 37660 11070

    Reports of a male & female with hypothermia stuck at the Priest's Hole, Dove Crag

  • 25/05/2017

    47 yr old male stuck on ledge

    NY 36610 17757

    Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called by Cumbria Police at just before 8.45pm on Thursday 25th May.

  • 21/05/2017

    Woman found collasped at grisedale

    NY 35400 12600

    A female walker was found collapsed at Grisedale by a runner. Unfortunately the woman had suffered from a serious medical condition. Fatal.

  • 07/05/2017

    Busy afternoon for Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team

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    Busy afternoon for Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team

  • 07/05/2017

    Female walker suffers multiple injuries in 30ft fall from Striding Edge

    NY 34713 14978

    Female walker suffers multiple injuries in 30ft fall from Striding Edge

  • 01/05/2017

    Pasture Bottom rescue of woman with ankle injury

    NY 42123 11426

    Pasture Bottom rescue of woman with ankle injury

  • 29/04/2017

    Man falls 300ft from St Sunday Crag and sustains serious injuries

    NY 38437 15317

    A 69-year-old man fell approximately 300ft from St Sunday Crag. The man had suffered serious head injuries, possible chest trauma, a broken leg and wrist. He was treated on scene by the rescue team’s doctor, a doctor and paramedic from the Great North Air Ambulance, and team members.

  • 25/04/2017

    Lady fallen at Hallin hag Wood

    NY 42689 20013

    Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called out to an 83 year old lady who had fallen 12 metres from the lake footpath down towards the lake.

  • 22/04/2017

    Sheep Rescue

    NY 39992 08520

    The Team were asked to recover a sheep that had become stuck on a narrow ledge. 2 Team were lowered down were they were able to safely lower the sheep to the valley bottom.

  • 18/04/2017

    Sailing boat taking on water near Howtown.

    NY 44270 20330

    Team were alerted by Coastguard to help a boat in difficulty near Howtown on Ullswater.

  • 17/04/2017

    60 year old male walker with fractured ankle

    NY 37100 19900

    The Team were called out for a 60 year old male who had fallen on the path and fractured his ankle near Dowthwaite Head. He was initially treated and evacuated by fellow walkers before the Team were called. He was then treated by the Team Doctor and stretchered from the fell before before being transfered to hospital.

  • 17/04/2017

    10 year old boy slipped and dislocated his knee on Hallin Fell

    NY 43686 19473

    The Team responded to was for a 10 year old boy who had slipped whilst descending Hallin Fell.

  • 15/04/2017

    Male with ankle injury at Glenridding common

    NY 35746 16768

    On Easter Saturday two people approached the display trailer at Glenridding to inform the Team that a man had slipped and injured his ankle on the Glenridding valley path leading to Red tarn.

  • 15/04/2017

    Fallen child

    NY 39096 16163

    Four year old fallen down stairs with head injury.

  • 24/03/2017

    60yr old female with suspected fractured ankle, Airaforce

    NY 39500 21100

    60yr old female with suspected fractured ankle, Airaforce

  • 06/03/2017

    Broken ankle Kirksty Brow Gowbarrow.

    NY 40700 22200

    Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called by Police today, 6th March, to assist a 60yr lady who had slipped and injured her ankle while walking with her husband on Kirksty Brow above Ullswater.

  • 16/01/2017

    local man missing

    NY 40247 08662

    Patterdale Mountain Rescue team were called by Cumbria Police to assist in the search for a male who went missing from his home in the area.

  • 02/01/2017

    Dog stuck on ledge Aira Force.

    NY 40033 20861

    Today Monday 2 January 2017 at 12.45pm Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called by Cumbria Police to go to the aid of a Collie cross dog that had fallen into the beck at Aira force.

  • 01/01/2017

    Woman Injures Ankle whilst walking in Grisedale

    NY 33244 15520

    A woman injured her ankle whilst walking in Grisedale. The Team went to her aid and stretchered her back to a waiting Landrover. She was transferred to base and then to an ambulance.