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

Incidents 2019

  • 26/11/2019

    3 persons lost on Helvellyn

    NY 33470 12190

    3 persons lost on Helvellyn

  • 24/11/2019

    Injured knee

    NY 37500 16700

    Male with injured knee

  • 19/11/2019

    Female fallen ankle injury

    NY 42700 17500

    A 72 year old female from the Gloucestershire area slipped and injured her ankle whilst walking above Boredale on Beda Fell.

  • 17/11/2019

    Aira Force Ankle injury

    NY 40033 20587

    3.11 Sunday 17 November 2019 Cumbria Police requested the assistance of Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team to go to the aid of a lady in her mid fifties who had slipped whilst walking with family and friends and sustained a suspected fractured ankle.

  • 16/11/2019

    stuck in snow on Helvellyn summit

    NY 34150 15300

    17.21 Saturday 16 November 2019 Whilst Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were dealing with the rescue of 3 lost females on High Street Cumbria Police requested the Team to go to the aid of 2 male mountaineers who had become stuck on snow and ice whilst on the decent of Swirral edge after being on the summit of Helvellyn.

  • 16/11/2019

    lost in fog on high street

    NY 45689 19980

    15.51 Saturday 16 November 2019 Cumbria Police alerted Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team that 3 Female walkers had become lost in fog on High Street.

  • 05/11/2019

    Slip close to Dockray

    NY 39945 21572

    14.30 Tuesday 5.11.19 Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were alerted by The North West Ambulance Service to go to assist an ambulance crew who were dealing with a female who had slipped and fractured her ankle on the low fells close to Dockray.

  • 18/10/2019

    Leg injury - The Knott

    NY 43066 13048

    At 12:30 on Friday the team responded to a 999 call from Cumbria Police to go to the assistance of a gentleman who had fallen and sustained an upper leg injury while walking between Hayeswater and The Knott.

  • 16/10/2019

    Upper arm injury Aira Force

    NY 39924 21429

    At 14:30 North West Ambulance Service called upon the team to assist a lady from the Derby area whom had fallen and injured her arm while walking at Aira Force.

  • 14/10/2019

    Woman crag fast

    NY 42453 17013

    Just before 4pm on Monday 14th October the team were called to assist a woman from the London area who had become crag fast while out walking in Martindale. The woman was assisted down from the fell by a young man whom was working in the valley bottom while the team were assembling.

  • 06/10/2019

    Two fell runners delayed

    NY 37764 15562

    Two fell runners delayed

  • 04/10/2019

    Group of 6 teenagers reported overdue

    NY 37170 19200

    Group of 6 teenagers reported overdue

  • 30/09/2019

    woman with ankle injury - Greenside

    NY 35600 16600

    Female with suspected ruptured Achillees - Greenside Red tarn track

  • 28/09/2019

    Male knee injury - Mires Beck

    NY 37500 16500

    Male with knee injury at Mires Beck

  • 01/09/2019

    Gentleman collapsed by the chimney at Raise

    NY 35200 17600

    Gentleman collapsed by the chimney at Raise

  • 29/08/2019

    Female lost on Great Dodd

    NY 34270 20440

    Female lost after falling in a bog on Great Dodd

  • 28/08/2019

    Female Ankle injury near parting stone in Grisedale

    NY 35200 12300

    Female slipped near parting stone and sustained ankle injury - Grisedale

  • 27/08/2019

    Female with ankle injury Grisedale

    NY 37400 15900

    Female slipped and sustained ankle injury

  • 26/08/2019

    Missing group Helvellyn area.

    NY 34218 18102

    At 21:30 on Monday evening Cumbria Police alerted the team to a large family group that were lost somewhere between Raise and Stybarrow Dodd. Having begun their walk at 16:00 and being poorly equipped with just one torch between them and insufficient warm clothes it was decided that they would need to be escorted from the fell by team members. The rescue took 4 hours and involved 7 rescuers.

  • 25/08/2019

    Man unwell after swimming in Ullswater

    NY 43545 27467

    Man who had gone for a swim to cool down, started to feel unwell and collapsed on the walk back to Howtown.

  • 23/08/2019

    Ankle Hartsop

    NY 41460 12864

    The team were called to assist a lady who had injured her ankle on the path above Hartsop. On further investigation it was decided that the lady could make her own way off the fell and the team were stood down.

  • 21/08/2019

    Male fallen with head injury

    NY 34260 16970

    Male fallen with head injury on Red Screes. Coastguard evacuation

  • 08/08/2019

    Fell runner with suspected fracture dislocated shoulder, Arthur’s Pike

    NY 47120 21770

    Fell runner with suspected fracture dislocated shoulder, Arthur’s Pike

  • 01/08/2019

    Reports of 2 persons in difficulty in the lake at Howtown Steamer Pier

    NY 44300 19900

    Reports of 2 persons in difficulty in the lake at Howtown Steamer Pier

  • 22/07/2019

    Lady with neck, back & ankle injury

    NY 35539 13549

    Lady with neck, back & ankle injury

  • 20/07/2019

    Faller with head injury

    NY 39600 16600

    Faller with head injury

  • 17/07/2019

    Ankle injury Grisdale Tarn

    NY 35363 12778

    1500 hrs Wednesday 17 July 2019 Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were alerted by Cumbria Constabulary.

  • 15/07/2019

    Ankle Injury at Striding Edge

    NY 34599 14977

    50yr old from the Nottingham area slipped and sustained an injury to his ankle whilst walking on Striding Edge

  • 13/07/2019

    man collapsed

    NY 39492 18256

    Just after 4pm on Saturday Patterdale MRT were called to a gentleman who had collapsed. The man from the Penrith area was taking part in a national fundraising event, walking the Ullswater Way. The team assisted in transporting the man from the scene to the helicopter where he was flown to Carlisle for further treatment.

  • 01/07/2019

    47 year old male - on his Birthday!

    NY 38288 17804

    Monday 1 July 2019 - 15.05pm Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called by the North West Ambulance Service.

  • 25/06/2019

    female with fractured leg

    NY 40074 20828

    12.35pm Tuesday 25 June 2019 Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were alerted by the Cumbria Constabulary to go to the aid of a 56 year old woman.

  • 20/06/2019

    Two lost on Helvellyn

    NY 38591 16941

    Young couple overdue from walk up to Red Tarn

  • 18/06/2019

    Male with panic attack on Hallin Fell

    NY 43700 19600

    Male with panic attack on Hallin Fell

  • 17/06/2019

    Couple lost on High Street

    NY 44100 11100

    Couple lost on High Street

  • 15/06/2019

    Exhausted 83yom

    NY 38826 15911

    Exhausted 83yom

  • 10/06/2019

    Fatigued gentleman

    NY 40228 18807

    Fatigued gentleman on the lakeshore path

  • 22/05/2019

    Fatigued gentleman

    NY 42570 10280

    A 72 year old gentleman from Aylesbury became unwell while walking on the fells above Hartsop

  • 18/05/2019

    twisted ankle near Hole in Wall

    NY 36265 15916

    Saturday 18 May 4.15pm Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were alerted by Cumbria Constabulary to go to the aid of a 51 Year old woman who had tripped and sustained an ankle injury close to the spot known as "the hole in the

  • 12/05/2019

    Two persons cragfast on Scrubby Crag

    NY 36587 11660

    Two persons cragfast on Scrubby Crag

  • 08/05/2019

    Student feeling unwell

    NY 40700 15700

    Student feeling unwell

  • 05/05/2019

    Ankle injury

    NY 42360 10805

    4.30pm Sunday 5 May 2019 Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were alerted by Cumbria Police to go to the aid of a woman who had fallen off the path in Pasture Bottom.

  • 04/05/2019

    Two walkers reported over due by their partners

    NY 34180 15150

    Two walkers reported over due by their partners.

  • 04/05/2019

    Cragfast couple

    NY 34548 14999

    At 4.00pm on Saturday 4 May 2019 Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called by Cumbria Police to go to the aid of a crag fast couple.

  • 03/05/2019

    Male feeling unwell, Striding Edge, Helvellyn

    NY 34500 15200

    Male feel unwell, Striding Edge, Helvellyn

  • 02/05/2019

    30yr old male - Labyrinthitis

    NY 37307 17751

    30yr old male feeling unwell and unable to continue his walk.

  • 30/04/2019

    Fainted student close to Grisedale Tarn

    NY 35361 12610

    At approximately 4.00pm on Tuesday 30 April Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called by Cumbria Police to go to the aid of a young man who had collapsed and fainted close to Grisedale Tarn and the Brothers Parting stone.

  • 27/04/2019

    59 yr old man with Ankle Injury

    NY 39800 13200

    The team got a second call, this time via the North West Ambulance Service to request assistance with a male who was out walking with friends on the Hartsop Above How Fell. The man had slipped and was unable to continue walking.

  • 27/04/2019

    Female with ankle injury, Aira force

    NY 39800 21800

    On Saturday 18 May at 1100hrs, Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called by Cumbria Police to assist a woman who had injured her ankle near Aira Force whilst on a charity walk.

  • 19/04/2019

    Boy falls down into Scalehow Force waterfall

    NY 41500 19100

    Boy falls down into Scalehow Force waterfall

  • 16/04/2019

    Search for 2 overdue walkers

    NY 34260 15070

    Search for 2 overdue walkers

  • 15/04/2019

    Capsized boat

    NY 46069 24045

    Capsized boat, Floshgate area of Ullswater.

  • 15/04/2019

    Mountain biker with twisted ankle.

    NY 41929 19139

    Mountain biker with twisted ankle.

  • 06/04/2019

    27nr Walkers reported over due

    NY 34039 15349

    Party of 27 hillwalking on Helvellyn failed to contact their group leader at the end of the day. Whilst the team were assembling a search plan the party made contact.

  • 24/03/2019

    73yr old lady with a suspected fractured ankle

    NY 37100 19700

    73yr old lady with a suspected fractured ankle

  • 19/03/2019

    Woman with twisted ankle on shore of Ullswater

    NY 42750 20090

    Woman with twisted ankle on shore of Ullswater

  • 16/03/2019

    Search for the well being of a male in the vicinity of Helvellyn

    NY 34170 15150

    Search for the well being of a male in the vicinity of Helvellyn

  • 10/03/2019

    Multiple RTC on Kirkstone Pass in snow

    NY 40268 08746

    Multiple road traffic collisions on Kirkstone Pass during heavy snow shower.

  • 07/03/2019

    fractured ankle Steel knot

    NY 44258 19223

    A 46 year old woman from Carlisle fell and sustained a lower leg injury while walking on Steel Knotts above Howtown on Thursday.

  • 26/02/2019

    Man fallen near Hayeswater dam and sustain a head injury

    NY 42830 12600

    Man fallen near Hayeswater dam and sustain a head injury

  • 25/02/2019

    Lost couple - Matterdale common

    NY 35086 20989

    A couple became lost after attempting a circuit around Swirral Edge, over Helvellyn and returning down from Sticks Pass.

  • 23/02/2019

    Woman reported with knee injury needing help.

    NY 35187 15570

    Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called by Cumbria Constabulary to go to the aid of a woman that was being carried off the fell by two gentlemen after she had sustained a leg injury, this was reported to be somewhere between Red tarn and on the path to the Helvellyn YHA.

  • 18/02/2019

    Reports of flashing lights above Ruthwaite Lodge, Grisdale Valley

    NY 35400 13470

    Reports of flashing lights above Ruthwaite Lodge, Grisdale Valley

  • 08/02/2019

    Unaccounted for Lady

    NY 44700 16900

    Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called by Cumbria Police to make contact with a gentleman from Edinburgh who was worried for his partner whom he had not heard from for 24 hours.

  • 16/01/2019

    Unresponsive male casualty - Dunmallard Hill

    NY 46655 24773

    North West Ambulance Service tasked Patterdale MRT to help them with an unresponsive male casualty

  • 06/01/2019

    2 Women Lost on

    NY 33700 13530

    Two female walkers became disorientated in low cloud and darkness. The Team Leader spoke to them via phone and established their location. They were well down on the West side of Nethermost Pike so the call was passed to Kewsick MRT. They were escorted safely from the mountain.

  • 05/01/2019

    Emergency beacon activation on Helvellyn

    NY 34130 15210

    Emergency beacon activation on Helvellyn. After investigation this was confirmed as a false alarm.