Jon Lynch

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Name: Jon Lynch
Date registered: Wed 13th Apr 2011

Latest posts

  1. 2016 Statistics Available — Sun 1st Jan 2017
  2. Lords Rake Update — Mon 1st Aug 2016
  3. Sad News — Sat 3rd Oct 2015
  4. Lingmell Dash Results — Fri 31st Jul 2015
  5. Lingmell Dash 2015 – Saturday 25th July — Fri 30th Jan 2015

Latest Incidents

  1. Broad Stand, Scafell — Fri 18th May 2018
  2. Broad Stand, Scafell — Fri 11th May 2018
  3. Scafell Pike — Wed 9th May 2018
  4. Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike — Fri 4th May 2018
  5. Great Gable — Wed 2nd May 2018

Most commented posts

  1. New Website Goes Live — 6 comments
  2. Team Dinner and 25 yr awards — 2 comments
  3. Missing Dog in Wasdale — 1 comment

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2016 Statistics Available

Duty Team Leader Paul Cook has analysed last year’s incident statistics. You can read his report here.

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Lords Rake Update

The perched block at the top of Lords Rake has fragmented and is now in bits close to where it was stuck. There are some loose boulders where it was standing. The largest bit looks to be fairly well bedded into the scree. The rake itself is just as loose as ever.

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Sad News

The team’s only remaining search dog, Ollie, died recently after a short illness. He was 9 years old.

For at least the last 35 years the team has always had one or more search dogs, and between them, they have attended hundreds of searches in the team’s patch, Wasdale and Eskdale, as well as the …

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Lingmell Dash Results

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Lingmell Dash 2015 – Saturday 25th July

British Championship Race From Wasdale Head Inn to the summit of Lingmell (and back)

Entry lists updated with Race Numbers 17th July.

Because of the sensitivity towards large Sporting events in the Wasdale Valley, we have limited the total number of runners to 350.

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Thank You !

Thank you to all those who have donated to the team following the safe return of Adam Nolan’s dog Jasper. It is heart-warming to know that this level of support for the team is out there and we are very humbled with the level of funds that have been donated. This comes at a fortuitous …

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We are looking to build a new base!

After nearly 50 years in the village of Gosforth, Wasdale MRT is looking to move to a purpose-built facility close to the village. The current building is a converted forge and is restrictive in terms of space and functionality. It also relies on the goodwill of local residents and the local pub for parking and …

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Flag Day in Whitehaven and Egremont

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.

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Thanks to Joe Beaumont

Thanks to Joe Beaumont and My Tri Events for £300 of fundraising. Joe suffered a major medical trauma in 2011 and the team was involved in his rescue. You can read about his road to recovery here

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Team as a Guard of Honour at the Rugby League World Cup

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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