Incidents

All 2017 Incidents

There were 73 incidents in 2017.

Missing people at Aira Force
30/12/2017
Missing people at Aira Force
Flashing lights seen at Red Screes above Kirkstone Pass
26/12/2017
Flashing lights seen at Red Screes, Kirkstone Pass
Couple stuck in tent at Red Tarn, Helvellyn
25/12/2017
Couple stuck in tent at Red Tarn, Helvellyn
Female with a broken ankle, Winter Crag, Martindale
24/12/2017
Female with a broken ankle, Winter Crag, Martindale
Fallen climber Blea water
11/12/2017
Patterdale MRT were called to assist Penrith MRT with an incident above Blea Water early yesterday evening. A climber had suffered multiple injuries following a fall. The climber, and his colleague, were extremely well prepared and very experienced mountaineers. The rescue lasted for several hours, involved 40 mountain rescuers, the air ambulance and the Coastguard helicopter.
Extraction of a Lady involved in a road accident
08/12/2017
The Team were called to assist North West Ambulance Service and Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service on Friday 8th December to help extract a lady who had been involved in a serious road accident and was down a steep embankment still inside her vehicle.
Couple Lost on near Helvellyn
06/12/2017
Couple Lost on near Helvellyn
Male slips and suffers a head injury at Hole in the Wall, above Red Tarn
02/12/2017
Male slips and suffers a head injury at Hole in the Wall, above Red Tarn
Man fell from Swirral Edge
29/10/2017
A man fell approximately 100 metres from Swirral Edge. He was treated on scene and flown by Coastguard Helicopter to hospital.
Boat drifting on Ullswater
29/10/2017
The team were called to a boat which had suffered engine failure on Ullswater. The team was stood down on route.
Two walkers lost near Fairfield / Cofa Pike
28/10/2017
The team was called by two walkers who were lost in the mist. A passing couple went to their aid and the team climbed to Cofa Pike to meet them.
Woman with ankle injury High Knott
21/10/2017
A woman slipped and broke her ankle on High Knott. She was in a lot of pain and was given pain relief before being stretchered to an ambulance at Sandwick Bay. The rescue lasted four hours.
Major search for missing male in the central fells
16/10/2017
The team were called to assist in a major search in the central fells. They joined multiple rescue teams from first light. The man was located in Piers Ghyll having sustained fatal injuries.
Capsized kayaker in Glencoyne Bay, Ullswater
15/10/2017
Whilst the team's rescue boat was on a training exercise the Coastguard received a 999 call saying that a man had capsized his kayak on Ullswater. He was located by the team on the lake shore. The weather was challenging and he had not been able to swim to keep up with his kayak.
2 Males lost close to the summit of Hart Crag
14/10/2017
The team was called by two walkers who were lost in the mist. They had an excellent data signal on their mobile so the team leader asked them to download OS locate. Once their location were known they were directed down the mountain safely over the next few hours.
Ankle Injury, St Raven's Edge
10/10/2017
Ankle Injury, St Raven's Edge
3 Elderly walkers missing in the area of Boredale Hause
09/10/2017
3 Elderly walkers missing in the area of Boredale Hause
Ankle injury at Deepdale Park, above Deepdale
08/10/2017
Ankle injury at Deepdale Park, above Deepdale
A man sustained a knee injury and was unable to walk
24/09/2017
A man, walking with his friends, fell an injured his knee. He was treated on scene by the team and stretchered to a Landrover before onward transfer to an ambulance.
Male with knee injury at Sandwick Bay, Ullswater
23/09/2017
Male with knee injury at Sandwick Bay, Ullswater
Fallen female walker north of Angletarn Pikes.
19/09/2017
On Tuesday morning Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were tasked by Cumbria Police to locate and treat a woman that had set of from her overnight wild camp at Angletarn Pikes and was intending to go to Beda Fell
Lady with a seizure at Airaforce
17/09/2017
Lady with a seizure at Airaforce
2 People missing Grizedale Tarn / St Sunday
16/09/2017
Two people were reported missing. They turned up safe at Pattedale Hotel.
Rescue of group of inexperienced walkers from a group of 76
16/09/2017
Tonight we received a 999 call, via Cumbria Police, to assist a group of walkers who were making slow progress off the mountain. It turns out that the group were actually benighted without torches, having been caught out when it went dark. One had suffered a very minor injury.
15yr old student with ankle injury, High Dodd above Ullswater
12/09/2017
15yr old student with ankle injury, High Dodd above Ullswater
A man fell about 3 metres from the lake shore path
10/09/2017
A man slipped from the main lake path and badly injured his knee. He was treated on scene and transferred by the Team's boat to an ambulance.
Woman rescued from Ullswater lake shore path
02/09/2017
The team was called to asist a woman who had fallen and injured her knee whilst walking along the lake shore path. She was treated on scene and evacuated by boat to base for onward transfer by ambulance to hospital.
Male in the water near to Inn on the Lake, Ullswater
01/09/2017
Male in the water near to Inn on the Lake, Ullswater
Five Call Outs on Helvellyn over the Bank Holiday Weekend
28/08/2017
Five incidents for Patterdale MRT over the bank holiday weekend including two major rescues.
Father and daughter fail to return after a walk up Helvellyn
27/08/2017
A father and daughter failed to return from a walk on Helvellyn. As the Team were mobilising they turned up safe and well.
Mountain biker with suspected pelvic injury after crash
27/08/2017
A mountain biker, with a suspected pelvic injury, turned up at Patterdale base asking for help. He was treated and sent to hospital.
Mountain biker with deep gash to his lower leg
27/08/2017
Mountain biker with deep gash to his lower leg
Man falls from Striding Edge, Helvellyn
27/08/2017
Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called to rescue a man that had slipped and fallen on Striding Edge, Helvellyn.
People lost on Striding Edge
24/08/2017
People lost on Striding Edge
Male reported lost on Place Fell, above Ullswater.
16/08/2017
Male reported lost on Place Fell, above Ullswater.
Search for 'missing' vessel on Ullswater
16/08/2017
The Team was called to assist Cumbria Police to search for a vessel on Ullswater. Two adults were reported to be intoxicated and arguing following a drinking session at a local hotel. They were in charge of two children and there were concerns for their welfare.
Abdominal pains - Ullswater Lake shore path
09/08/2017
Abdominal pains - Ullswater Lake shore path
Group stuck on Summit of Helvellyn
06/08/2017
4 Hypothermic Casualties rescued from the summit of Helvellyn
Reports of flashing lights Birkhouse Moor, Glenridding
05/08/2017
Reports of flashing lights Birkhouse Moor, Glenridding
Boat capsized on Ullswater
30/07/2017
Boat capsized on Ullswater
Male with chest pains
24/07/2017
Male with chest pains
Male crashes handglider at Wolf Crag
24/07/2017
Male crashes handglider at Wolf Crag
‘Find My Friends, the Apple App, helps to save a man’s life in the English Lakes’
24/07/2017
The Priest Hole strikes again. This time a young man who had been unable to find the Priest Hole the evening before, and who had spent the night on the mountain, became disorientated in the morning and descended the wrong way from the summit of Dove Crag. He fell into a gully and sustained minor injuries.
Two Rescues for Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team on Sunday Afternoon
23/07/2017
Whilst the team were responding to incident 29, on Place Fell, they were called to rescue two people in their 20's who had become crag fast in bad weather on Striding Edge.
Woman with Knee Injury Rescued from Place Fell
23/07/2017
The Team were called to rescue a woman who had injured her knee whilst descending from Place Fell. She was treated on scene and stretchered to a Landrover ambulance in the valley. As they team were completing this rescue they were called to incident 30 on Helvellyn.
Missing Dog Walker
07/07/2017
A dog walker, who was overdue from a walk on Hartsop Dodd, was reported missing by his wife. Whilst the Team were making enquiries he turned up safe and well.
Fallen lady with head injury
06/07/2017
Cumbria Police today, Thursday 6th July called Patterdale Mountain Rescue at 1300hrs to go to the aid of a Cumbrian Lady who had fallen on Patterdale Common whilst walking up the Grisedale Valley towards Grisedale Tarn.
Lost Duke of Edinburgh Group, Stand Crags
03/07/2017
Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called to search for a group of six Duke of Edinburgh students who had become lost and stuck on steep ground near Dove Crag.
Woman with ankle injury
26/06/2017
Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were asked to rescue a 54 year old female who had slipped off the path towards Heck Crag, Bannerdale.
53 Year old man lost on Dove Crag
25/06/2017
Members of the Patterdale Mountain Rescue Rescue Team were attending the local village fete with their display stand and enjoying the lovely weather when they were tasked to rescue a man that had become lost on Dove Crag.
Male Collapsed On Sponsored Walk
24/06/2017
A 61 year old man collapsed whilst undertaking a sponsored walk on Helvelyn. The man suffered a cardiac arrest and was flown to hospital by the North West Air Ambulance. Fatal.
4 People Reported Missing on Helvellyn
22/06/2017
A group of four walkers were reported as well overdue from a walk on Helvellyn. As the Team were making enquiries the missing people turned up safe and well.
Call for Help on Place Fell
15/06/2017
Cumbria Police contacted the Team after a man reported hearing shouts on Place Fell. It was believed to have been a shepherd or sheep. A callout with good intent. The Team did not respond.
Grisedale
11/06/2017
At 1250 on Sunday 11th June Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team members were called to assist a 68 year old woman from Guernsey who had slipped and sustained a suspected fractured ankle. The woman, who was walking the Coast to Coast route with her husband, was treated on scene near to Ruthwaite Lodge in Grisedale.
Reports of a male & female with hypothermia stuck at the Priest's Hole, Dove Crag
02/06/2017
Reports of a male & female with hypothermia stuck at the Priest's Hole, Dove Crag
47 yr old male stuck on ledge
25/05/2017
Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called by Cumbria Police at just before 8.45pm on Thursday 25th May.
Woman found collasped at grisedale
21/05/2017
A female walker was found collapsed at Grisedale by a runner. Unfortunately the woman had suffered from a serious medical condition. Fatal.
Busy afternoon for Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team
07/05/2017
Busy afternoon for Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team
Female walker suffers multiple injuries in 30ft fall from Striding Edge
07/05/2017
Female walker suffers multiple injuries in 30ft fall from Striding Edge
Pasture Bottom rescue of woman with ankle injury
01/05/2017
Pasture Bottom rescue of woman with ankle injury
Man falls 300ft from St Sunday Crag and sustains serious injuries
29/04/2017
A 69-year-old man fell approximately 300ft from St Sunday Crag. The man had suffered serious head injuries, possible chest trauma, a broken leg and wrist. He was treated on scene by the rescue team’s doctor, a doctor and paramedic from the Great North Air Ambulance, and team members.
Lady fallen at Hallin hag Wood
25/04/2017
Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called out to an 83 year old lady who had fallen 12 metres from the lake footpath down towards the lake.
Sheep Rescue
22/04/2017
The Team were asked to recover a sheep that had become stuck on a narrow ledge. 2 Team were lowered down were they were able to safely lower the sheep to the valley bottom.
Sailing boat taking on water near Howtown.
18/04/2017
Team were alerted by Coastguard to help a boat in difficulty near Howtown on Ullswater.
60 year old male walker with fractured ankle
17/04/2017
The Team were called out for a 60 year old male who had fallen on the path and fractured his ankle near Dowthwaite Head. He was initially treated and evacuated by fellow walkers before the Team were called. He was then treated by the Team Doctor and stretchered from the fell before before being transfered to hospital.
10 year old boy slipped and dislocated his knee on Hallin Fell
17/04/2017
The Team responded to was for a 10 year old boy who had slipped whilst descending Hallin Fell.
Male with ankle injury at Glenridding common
15/04/2017
On Easter Saturday two people approached the display trailer at Glenridding to inform the Team that a man had slipped and injured his ankle on the Glenridding valley path leading to Red tarn.
Fallen child
15/04/2017
Four year old fallen down stairs with head injury.
60yr old female with suspected fractured ankle, Airaforce
24/03/2017
60yr old female with suspected fractured ankle, Airaforce
Broken ankle Kirksty Brow Gowbarrow.
06/03/2017
Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called by Police today, 6th March, to assist a 60yr lady who had slipped and injured her ankle while walking with her husband on Kirksty Brow above Ullswater.
local man missing
16/01/2017
Patterdale Mountain Rescue team were called by Cumbria Police to assist in the search for a male who went missing from his home in the area.
Dog stuck on ledge Aira Force.
02/01/2017
Today Monday 2 January 2017 at 12.45pm Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called by Cumbria Police to go to the aid of a Collie cross dog that had fallen into the beck at Aira force.
Woman Injures Ankle whilst walking in Grisedale
01/01/2017
A woman injured her ankle whilst walking in Grisedale. The Team went to her aid and stretchered her back to a waiting Landrover. She was transferred to base and then to an ambulance.