Be Adventure Smart

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 Read more…

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

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 Read more…

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 Read more…

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 Read more…

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. Read more…

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 www.joebeaumont.com.

Congratulations John and Sue !

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 Read more…