Come and meet the team tomorrow (Saturday 30th November) in Whitehaven and Egremont as we raise funds for the team. We’d be happy to see you, answer questions and even happier to receive a donation! We look forward to meeting you there.
We received a call from the police to say flashing lights had been reported on the Wasdale Screes in the boulder field area. A limited search of the Screes path from both ends of the lake was made, using the boat and a foot party. Nothing was found and the incident was closed at 19.45. …View full post
The team was called by DEFRA to provide a team of swift water rescue technicians to attend the flooding on the East Coast. Six Wasdale and two Duddon and Furness team members made the long journey through the night to Essex to support the local emergency services. In the end, the team’s services were not …View full post
We were called out at 14:00 to assist a female walker who had slipped on wet grass and injured her ankle. The team treated her at the scene on Middle Fell and carried her by stretcher to the road, where the North West Air Ambulance took her to Whitehaven Hospital for further treatment.View full post
We were called by Cumbria Police about a lady who had suffered a lower leg injury on the descent from Red Pike towards Dore Head. She was given analgesia and the injury splinted before being stretchered down to Overbeck car park. Incident closed 20:00, 16 wasdale + DFMRT involved.View full post
The team was called out to assist a male who had hurt his arm on Harter Fell, Eskdale. As we were responding the man and his wife made their own way from the fell to their car. We continued with a limited response, when we arrived at the car park we discovered he had dislocated …View full post
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Last Sunday the team joined with Cockermouth MRT to form a guard of honour at the recent Scotland – Italy match in the Rugby League World Cup. It was a fun afternoon/evening, which all members who attended enjoyed. Rousing anthems, a good match and nice to receive applause at the …
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Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team members John and Sue Noake both recently completed their 40 years’ service in the team. The team is one of the busiest in the Lake District and they are pictured outside the team’s headquarters in Gosforth, Cumbria. Aside from being an absolutely magnificent achievement this is believed to be unique within …
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The recent snow, coupled with strong winds has generated some almost unique winter conditions on the fells around Wasdale. It is rare to have so much snow as the Easter holidays approach. For the experienced this offers some intriguing opportunities for challenging mountaineering objectives, however, there are also hazards and it is important to consider …
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Yesterday three of our supporters in York collected £281.81p bag packing at Iceland (Iceland the store – not in Iceland the country). Tremendous effort by the team of three led by Carol Gaines. Thanks to Carol, Jean and Antonio. Also to Rob the Store manager who has said he is happy to let them raise …
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This video contains some important advice for walkers planning to visit the fells in winter conditions.
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Whitehaven School music department have produced a CD Featuring music from four pupils. Priced at £4 per CD it is available from Mrs Fitzsimons in the Music Department. All proceeds to Wasdale Mountain Rescue and The Ryan Smith Rising Sun Trust. 4 tracks including:
- How Strong Am I?
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