The team were called out by Cumbria Police at around 1600hrs regards a report of a lady at the Aira Force falls, who has suffered a suspected broken ankle. The team located the casualty half way up the path by the side of the waterfalls. The casualty had slipped and gone over their ankle and…

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At 20.50hrs on Wednesday 9th June 2021 a male in his mid twenties rang Cumbria Police requesting assistance as he was stuck on Pinnacle Ridge in the Grisedale Valley and unable to go any further.  Due to the nature of the incident and weather conditions, a full team call out was requested.  The duty leader…

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Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called by Cumbria Police at 15:01 on Saturday 5th June to assist a woman who had fallen and cut her lower leg whilst walking between Grisedale Tarn and Deepdale Hause.  The report mentioned the use of a tourniquet which the Team were unable to confirm with the casualty’s party due…

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At 13:43 on Thursday 03/06/2021 Cumbria Police contacted both Keswick and Patterdale MR Teams to assist a 17 year old girl who had twisted her ankle on Lower Man, Helvellyn.  After a brief investigation and discussion with the leadership of Keswick MRT it was agreed that they would respond to the incident and Patterdale MRT…

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The Team were called at about 15:40 on Thursday 03/06/2021 to assist a woman from Birmingham who had slipped and injured her ankle whilst walking on Gowbarrow. The casualty’s party didn’t have mobile phone coverage and the incident was reported by passers-by.  By the time the Team arrived on scene the woman, who was in…

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The team were called out at around 1530hrs to report of a young person who has sustained an ankle injury on the descent down Scandale Pass. The casualty was part of a Duke of Edinburgh group who were heading toward Glenridding to camp overnight. The group were very well equipped and had rigged up a…

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At 08:52hrs on Sunday 23rd May, Patterdale MRT were alerted by Cumbria Police to a lady who had become disorientated while ascending Helvellyn via Striding Edge. The lady managed to re-orientate herself when the cloud cleared and was able to continue with her planned route. The team continued to monitor her progress until she confirmed…

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At 12.26hrs  Saturday 22nd May 2021 the team were alerted by Cumbria Constabulary to a female in her mid fifties who had slipped on wet ground whilst walking on  Gowbarrow Fell near Dockray. The team responded to the incident in 3 land rovers , the casualty was assessed by the team doctor and treated at…

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The at 16:35 today the Team were alerted to a 65 year old woman from the NE who had sprained her ankle whilst descending from Brock Crags to Hayeswater with her husband.  14 team members responded and proceeded to the pump house track above Hartsop in 3 Team vehicles.  Having ascended to the casualties location…

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The Team was contacted by Cumbria Police at 14.13hrs  Sunday 02/05/2021 requesting assistance to a man in his forties who was near the Bad Step on Striding Edge.  He had suffered a panic attack after negotiating the ridge and was unable to go any further.  The Team Duty Leader contacted the man and his partner…

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The team were called out to an incident where a female had fallen over and sustained a deep laceration to her leg. The casualty was walking part of the Ullswater Way and was on Gowbarrow Fell when she slipped and sustained the injury. Two Land Rovers mobilised and located the casualty and treated her at…

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Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were tasked by Cumbria Police after one of their own Team members came across a 66 year old gentleman from the North East, who had fallen on Swirral Edge and suffered a chest injury.  He was having difficulty breathing and had bruising to over his ribs.  17 members of the Team…

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