Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team News and Incidents for June 12
The Police contacted the Team to request specialist advice concerning an apparently overdue Coast To Coast walker. After interviewing the reporting person by phone and reviewing the situation the leadership team passed the incident back to the Police for further investigation before launching a search. At 07:30 the walker turned up asleep in his intended campsite but with his phone switched off!
A Landover given as a wedding present to Prince William and Kate and then donated to Patterdale Mountain Rescue team was in action while Jubilee celebrations were going on around the country.
Overdue walkers: Swirral Edge 3rd JuneThe team were alerted by the Police following a report of two overdue walkers. The two women, part of a larger group staying at Patterdale Youth Hostel, had not been seen since midday near Red Tarn, Helvellyn. However, the two women turned up as the team were formulating a search plan.
Staff and visitors at Park Foot Caravan and Camping Park raised £700 for Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team over the Jubilee holiday. A special Family Fun Day included a duck race, a fun dog show, various stalls, a display by Silverband Falconry and a Tug of War that stretched the length of the site – at least 50-a-side.
Longest day sees a classic summer fundraising event