Incidents

All 2019 Incidents

There were 71 incidents in 2019.

Man collapsed below The Rake, Glenridding
28/12/2019
Man collapsed below The Rake, Glenridding
2 vehicle RTC in snow and ice on Kirkstone Pass
15/12/2019
11.00am Sunday 15 December 2019 Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called by Cumbria Police to assist with the extraction of a gentleman who was stuck in his vehicle after a two car crash on the northerly decent of Kirkstone pass.
Search for missing female
12/12/2019
Search for missing female, Waterfoot, Ullswater.
Search continues for missing female
11/12/2019
Search continues for missing female
female reported missing
10/12/2019
Search for MFH
3 persons lost on Helvellyn
26/11/2019
3 persons lost on Helvellyn
Injured knee
24/11/2019
Male with injured knee
Female fallen ankle injury
19/11/2019
A 72 year old female from the Gloucestershire area slipped and injured her ankle whilst walking above Boredale on Beda Fell.
Aira Force Ankle injury
17/11/2019
3.11 Sunday 17 November 2019 Cumbria Police requested the assistance of Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team to go to the aid of a lady in her mid fifties who had slipped whilst walking with family and friends and sustained a suspected fractured ankle.
stuck in snow on Helvellyn summit
16/11/2019
17.21 Saturday 16 November 2019 Whilst Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were dealing with the rescue of 3 lost females on High Street Cumbria Police requested the Team to go to the aid of 2 male mountaineers who had become stuck on snow and ice whilst on the decent of Swirral edge after being on the summit of Helvellyn.
lost in fog on high street
16/11/2019
15.51 Saturday 16 November 2019 Cumbria Police alerted Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team that 3 Female walkers had become lost in fog on High Street.
Slip close to Dockray
05/11/2019
14.30 Tuesday 5.11.19 Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were alerted by The North West Ambulance Service to go to assist an ambulance crew who were dealing with a female who had slipped and fractured her ankle on the low fells close to Dockray.
Leg injury - The Knott
18/10/2019
At 12:30 on Friday the team responded to a 999 call from Cumbria Police to go to the assistance of a gentleman who had fallen and sustained an upper leg injury while walking between Hayeswater and The Knott.
Upper arm injury Aira Force
16/10/2019
At 14:30 North West Ambulance Service called upon the team to assist a lady from the Derby area whom had fallen and injured her arm while walking at Aira Force.
Woman crag fast
14/10/2019
Just before 4pm on Monday 14th October the team were called to assist a woman from the London area who had become crag fast while out walking in Martindale. The woman was assisted down from the fell by a young man whom was working in the valley bottom while the team were assembling.
Two fell runners delayed
06/10/2019
Two fell runners delayed
Group of 6 teenagers reported overdue
04/10/2019
Group of 6 teenagers reported overdue
woman with ankle injury - Greenside
30/09/2019
Female with suspected ruptured Achillees - Greenside Red tarn track
Male knee injury - Mires Beck
28/09/2019
Male with knee injury at Mires Beck
Gentleman collapsed by the chimney at Raise
01/09/2019
Gentleman collapsed by the chimney at Raise
Female lost on Great Dodd
29/08/2019
Female lost after falling in a bog on Great Dodd
Female Ankle injury near parting stone in Grisedale
28/08/2019
Female slipped near parting stone and sustained ankle injury - Grisedale
Female with ankle injury Grisedale
27/08/2019
Female slipped and sustained ankle injury
Missing group Helvellyn area.
26/08/2019
At 21:30 on Monday evening Cumbria Police alerted the team to a large family group that were lost somewhere between Raise and Stybarrow Dodd. Having begun their walk at 16:00 and being poorly equipped with just one torch between them and insufficient warm clothes it was decided that they would need to be escorted from the fell by team members. The rescue took 4 hours and involved 7 rescuers.
Man unwell after swimming in Ullswater
25/08/2019
Man who had gone for a swim to cool down, started to feel unwell and collapsed on the walk back to Howtown.
Ankle Hartsop
23/08/2019
The team were called to assist a lady who had injured her ankle on the path above Hartsop. On further investigation it was decided that the lady could make her own way off the fell and the team were stood down.
Male fallen with head injury
21/08/2019
Male fallen with head injury on Red Screes. Coastguard evacuation
Fell runner with suspected fracture dislocated shoulder, Arthur’s Pike
08/08/2019
Fell runner with suspected fracture dislocated shoulder, Arthur’s Pike
Reports of 2 persons in difficulty in the lake at Howtown Steamer Pier
01/08/2019
Reports of 2 persons in difficulty in the lake at Howtown Steamer Pier
Lady with neck, back & ankle injury
22/07/2019
Lady with neck, back & ankle injury
Faller with head injury
20/07/2019
Faller with head injury
Ankle injury Grisdale Tarn
17/07/2019
1500 hrs Wednesday 17 July 2019 Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were alerted by Cumbria Constabulary.
Ankle Injury at Striding Edge
15/07/2019
50yr old from the Nottingham area slipped and sustained an injury to his ankle whilst walking on Striding Edge
man collapsed
13/07/2019
Just after 4pm on Saturday Patterdale MRT were called to a gentleman who had collapsed. The man from the Penrith area was taking part in a national fundraising event, walking the Ullswater Way. The team assisted in transporting the man from the scene to the helicopter where he was flown to Carlisle for further treatment.
47 year old male - on his Birthday!
01/07/2019
Monday 1 July 2019 - 15.05pm Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called by the North West Ambulance Service.
female with fractured leg
25/06/2019
12.35pm Tuesday 25 June 2019 Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were alerted by the Cumbria Constabulary to go to the aid of a 56 year old woman.
Two lost on Helvellyn
20/06/2019
Young couple overdue from walk up to Red Tarn
Male with panic attack on Hallin Fell
18/06/2019
Male with panic attack on Hallin Fell
Couple lost on High Street
17/06/2019
Couple lost on High Street
Exhausted 83yom
15/06/2019
Exhausted 83yom
Fatigued gentleman
10/06/2019
Fatigued gentleman on the lakeshore path
Fatigued gentleman
22/05/2019
A 72 year old gentleman from Aylesbury became unwell while walking on the fells above Hartsop
twisted ankle near Hole in Wall
18/05/2019
Saturday 18 May 4.15pm Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were alerted by Cumbria Constabulary to go to the aid of a 51 Year old woman who had tripped and sustained an ankle injury close to the spot known as "the hole in the
Two persons cragfast on Scrubby Crag
12/05/2019
Two persons cragfast on Scrubby Crag
Student feeling unwell
08/05/2019
Student feeling unwell
Ankle injury
05/05/2019
4.30pm Sunday 5 May 2019 Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were alerted by Cumbria Police to go to the aid of a woman who had fallen off the path in Pasture Bottom.
Two walkers reported over due by their partners
04/05/2019
Two walkers reported over due by their partners.
Cragfast couple
04/05/2019
At 4.00pm on Saturday 4 May 2019 Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called by Cumbria Police to go to the aid of a crag fast couple.
Male feeling unwell, Striding Edge, Helvellyn
03/05/2019
Male feel unwell, Striding Edge, Helvellyn
30yr old male - Labyrinthitis
02/05/2019
30yr old male feeling unwell and unable to continue his walk.
Fainted student close to Grisedale Tarn
30/04/2019
At approximately 4.00pm on Tuesday 30 April Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called by Cumbria Police to go to the aid of a young man who had collapsed and fainted close to Grisedale Tarn and the Brothers Parting stone.
59 yr old man with Ankle Injury
27/04/2019
The team got a second call, this time via the North West Ambulance Service to request assistance with a male who was out walking with friends on the Hartsop Above How Fell. The man had slipped and was unable to continue walking.
Female with ankle injury, Aira force
27/04/2019
On Saturday 18 May at 1100hrs, Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called by Cumbria Police to assist a woman who had injured her ankle near Aira Force whilst on a charity walk.
Boy falls down into Scalehow Force waterfall
19/04/2019
Boy falls down into Scalehow Force waterfall
Search for 2 overdue walkers
16/04/2019
Search for 2 overdue walkers
Capsized boat
15/04/2019
Capsized boat, Floshgate area of Ullswater.
Mountain biker with twisted ankle.
15/04/2019
Mountain biker with twisted ankle.
27nr Walkers reported over due
06/04/2019
Party of 27 hillwalking on Helvellyn failed to contact their group leader at the end of the day. Whilst the team were assembling a search plan the party made contact.
73yr old lady with a suspected fractured ankle
24/03/2019
73yr old lady with a suspected fractured ankle
Woman with twisted ankle on shore of Ullswater
19/03/2019
Woman with twisted ankle on shore of Ullswater
Search for the well being of a male in the vicinity of Helvellyn
16/03/2019
Search for the well being of a male in the vicinity of Helvellyn
Multiple RTC on Kirkstone Pass in snow
10/03/2019
Multiple road traffic collisions on Kirkstone Pass during heavy snow shower.
fractured ankle Steel knot
07/03/2019
A 46 year old woman from Carlisle fell and sustained a lower leg injury while walking on Steel Knotts above Howtown on Thursday.
Man fallen near Hayeswater dam and sustain a head injury
26/02/2019
Man fallen near Hayeswater dam and sustain a head injury
Lost couple - Matterdale common
25/02/2019
A couple became lost after attempting a circuit around Swirral Edge, over Helvellyn and returning down from Sticks Pass.
Woman reported with knee injury needing help.
23/02/2019
Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called by Cumbria Constabulary to go to the aid of a woman that was being carried off the fell by two gentlemen after she had sustained a leg injury, this was reported to be somewhere between Red tarn and on the path to the Helvellyn YHA.
Reports of flashing lights above Ruthwaite Lodge, Grisdale Valley
18/02/2019
Reports of flashing lights above Ruthwaite Lodge, Grisdale Valley
Unaccounted for Lady
08/02/2019
Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called by Cumbria Police to make contact with a gentleman from Edinburgh who was worried for his partner whom he had not heard from for 24 hours.
Unresponsive male casualty - Dunmallard Hill
16/01/2019
North West Ambulance Service tasked Patterdale MRT to help them with an unresponsive male casualty
2 Women Lost on
06/01/2019
Two female walkers became disorientated in low cloud and darkness. The Team Leader spoke to them via phone and established their location. They were well down on the West side of Nethermost Pike so the call was passed to Kewsick MRT. They were escorted safely from the mountain.
Emergency beacon activation on Helvellyn
05/01/2019
Emergency beacon activation on Helvellyn. After investigation this was confirmed as a false alarm.