At lunch time on Sunday 21st of March the team were tasked to a gentleman from the Penrith area who had collapsed whilst out walking with his family. As the team began to assemble at the base of Mell Fell one of the advanced party located the man, along with his family, descending the fell.…

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At 12:37 on Friday 26 February 2021 Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called by Cumbria Police to investigate a report of an upturned kayak on Ullswater. A member of the public had spotted the partially submerged vessel whilst out walking on Gowbarrow Fell, where they had a good view of the lake. The Team deployed…

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In the early hours of Saturday 6th February, Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called out to assist an individual with chest pains who was camping on Red Screes above Kirkstone Pass. Whilst the Team were making their way to the casualty, an experienced team member fell approximately 150m down steep ground, sustaining significant injuries. The…

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On 1st January 2021, a small Team went to invest a rucksack which was reported abandoned at the “Bad Step” on Striding Edge. After investigation there were no clues on ownership and brief search of the area provide no clues. The rucksack was brought back down to base for a period of safe keeping.

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The Team were called today at 8:45am by the North West Ambulance Service to go to the aid of a young man who had camped overnight close to Dove Crag and believed he couldn’t make his way off the fell due to a cold injury of his feet. Initially 6 team members made their way…

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The team were called by Cumbria Police 22 December to reports of a male was was reported as “last seen heading to Allen Crags.” After initial investigation the location was confirmed to be in the area of Keswick MRT and as the callout was being handed over, the missing person turned up at the telephone…

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The team had just returned to their base after a rescue on Glenridding Common when they got called out to an incident near Dove Dale. A 20 year old male had fallen when descending from High Hartsop Dodd, injuring his ankle. Another person in the party made their way down to Sykeside Campsite to raise…

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The team were called out following a report of a male with a knee injury. The male had descended from Swirral Edge with his friend and had taken a fall injuring his head and knee. With the help of his friends they managed to make their way down to Glenridding Common. One of the party…

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Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called to assist a female and her child on Saturday night after they had become stranded on Yew Crag. While the Team were responding, the pair who were equipped with a torch, managed to retrace their steps and make their way safely down to the roadside were they were located…

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The team were called out at 8pm with report of a couple who were lost and crag fast on Striding Edge. The phone find tool located them just off the main path on the head wall of Helvellyn. 6 team members went out and reached their location at around 10.30pm. The couple had got disorientated…

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The team were called to help a woman from the Kendal area whom had fallen and injured her leg whilst out walking in the High Hartsop Dodd area. The woman was treated at the scene by team members and one of the teams doctors before being stretchered down to the bottom of Kirkstone and a…

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A group of 5 young walkers rang 999 after getting lost on Helvellyn in bad weather. The team leader used the Phonefind technology to establish that they were on the main path going down Lower Man, near Helvellyn. Phone contact was made and at that point the party had come across some passers-by who told…

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