Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team News and Incidents for January 10
Fall on Catstyecam: Catsyecam 31st JanuaryThe team were called by the Police to a climber who had fallen on Catsyecam. The call came while the team were out training, further up the valley.
Incident on Ullswater: Ullswater 31st JanuaryWhile clearing up from the previous incident, the team were called by the Police to a report of a child drowning on Ullswater.
Ambulance Assist - Glenridding: Glenridding 13th JanuaryThe team were called by the Ambulance Service to assist with an incident in Glenridding. On arrival, and with the benifit of more information, it became apparent that the teams skills were not required.
Another car stranded in deep snow: Kirkstone Pass 11th JanuaryThe rescue team was again called by the Police to rescue two people stranded in a car in deep snow on the Kirkstone Pass
The team were called by the Police to rescue two people stranded in a car in deep snow on the Kirkstone Pass. The couple from Edinburgh were on the way via Patterdale to a hotel in Windermere. They were following directions from their GPS which had routed them over Kirkstone.
Team News: Land Rover donation chain continues 29th January
When the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge donated a Land Rover wedding gift to mountain rescue last summer, they probably never guessed that it would be the start of a chain of donations that has gone from Patterdale in the Lake District to Glossop in the Peak District and will soon stretch a link further to Snowdonia in North Wales!
Team News: Louise sets £1000 target 23rd January
Patterdale Mountain Rescue’s Supporters’ Club Secretary, Louise Walding, is planning some fundraising of her own, aiming to climb two of the highest mountains in Africa and raise £1000 for the Team.
Team News: Sad news of long-time member's death 29th January
Team members have all been shocked and sorry to hear of the death of long-time member, Eric Harrison on Wednesday night.
Team News: Congratulations on MBE 1st January
Team member and ex-team Leader, Dave Freeborn, has been recognised in the New Year’s Honours List with an MBE for services to Patterdale Mountain Rescue team. Dave served almost 17 years as Leader until handing over to Martin Cotterell in March 2008. He continues to serve the Team as a deputy.