Chris Cripps

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Name: Chris Cripps
Date registered: Fri 9th Sep 2016

Latest posts

  1. Adventure Smart — Sun 11th Aug 2019
  2. Lingmell Dash Fell Race 2019 — Sun 21st Jul 2019
  3. New base entered into the Local Authority Building Control Awards Scheme.  — Thu 4th Jul 2019
  4. Cotswold Outdoors donates reusable bottles — Tue 2nd Jul 2019
  5. The team attended Drigg Gala — Sat 8th Jun 2019

Latest Incidents

  1. Scafell Pike — Sun 13th Oct 2019
  2. Mosedale — Sat 12th Oct 2019
  3. Lords Rake, Scafell — Sat 12th Oct 2019
  4. Wastwater Screes — Sat 28th Sep 2019
  5. Scafell Pike — Fri 27th Sep 2019

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Adventure Smart

BE ADVENTURESMART

Ask yourself 3 questions before you set off: Do I have the right GEAR? Do I know what the WEATHER will be like? Am I confident I have the KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS for the day?

After the success of the Adventure Smart Wales website it has been extended to add the lakes.  See below for more information

 

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/2019/08/adventure-smart/

Lingmell Dash Fell Race 2019

The annual Lingmell Dash takes place on 27th July at 14:30.  All proceeds to the team.

  • Category: AS
  • Distance: 7.2km / 4.5m
  • Climb: 762m / 2500ft
  • Venue: Wasdale Head Inn carpark, CA20 1EX.
  • Grid ref: NY187088
  • Skills & experience: ER, LK, NS
  • Minimum age: 16

https://fellrunner.org.uk/races.php?id=6525

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/2019/07/lingmell-dash-fell-race-2019/

New base entered into the Local Authority Building Control Awards Scheme. 

Wasdale MRT’s new base has been entered into the Local Authority Building Control (LABC) Awards Scheme.

The good news is has reached the final, in two categories: Best Small Commercial Project and Best Public Service Building.

The award night is Friday 5 July 2019 and both the Team and our principle Contractor Roland Hill LTD, will represented

More information can be found at:  http://www.rolandhills.co.uk/  and https://www.labc.co.uk/awards

 

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/2019/07/new-base-entered-into-the-local-authority-building-control-awards-scheme/

Cotswold Outdoors donates reusable bottles

Wasdale MRT has taken the decision to move away from single use plastic water bottles for environmental and cost implications.

Huge thanks to Cotswold Outdoors for supplying all team members will a reusable water bottle we will now be taking genuine tap water on the hills!

We even have spare bottles (thanks again to Cotswold Outdoors) …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/2019/07/cotswold-outdoors-donates-reusable-bottles/

The team attended Drigg Gala

Thank you to the communities of Drigg and Carlton whom invited us too their Gala today.

Its a great opportunity to attend these type of events as we get to meet new people and answer questions to give a better understanding on what we do. Its also a great way to recruit new team members …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/2019/06/15865/

Lingell Dash Fell Race 2018

The annual Lingmell Dash takes place on 28th July at 14:30.  All proceeds to the team.

  • Category: AS
  • Distance: 7.2km / 4.5m
  • Climb: 762m / 2500ft
  • Venue: Wasdale Head Inn carpark, CA20 1EX.
  • Grid ref: NY187088
  • Skills & experience: ER, LK, NS
  • Minimum age: 16

http://www.fellrunner.org.uk/races.php?id=5790

 

 

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/2018/03/lingell-fell-race-2018/

Wasdale MRT Receive donation from Blengdale Runners

Members of Wasdale MRT were invited along to the Blengdale Runners AGM to receive a £400 donation from the proceeds of last year’s 2 road races.

Each year Blengdale Runners, also based in Gosforth, host a 10 mile run in June and a 10km in September.  All money raised is donated to local charities in …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/2018/03/wasdale-mrt-receive-donation-from-blengdale-runners/

Swift Water Training Weekend in Bala

Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team have a specialist capability for Flood and Swift water Rescue. This consists of a dozen trained and accredited ‘technicians’ who are responsible, together with other MRTs and partner agencies for responding to flooding and water related incidents. MRTs have made a significant contribution in responding both in Cumbria and elsewhere over …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/2017/10/swift-water-training-weekend-in-bala/

Video from 28th August job

Two team members being winched down to the fell  above Pikes Crag to attend to an injured walker on the summit of Scafell Pike

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/2017/08/video-from-28th-august-job/

Lingmell Dash 22 July 2017

This year’s Wasdale Mountain Rescue Lingmell Dash saw a disappointingly small but experienced field of 13 set off down the valley by Jen Fraser, who founded the race in 2002, on her return from New Zealand on holiday. A round trip of four and a half miles with a 2500 foot climb saw Yorkshire raider …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/2017/07/lingmell-dash-22-july-2017/