#BeMoreChris

Wasdale and Duddon & Furness MRT had a special visit at our base yesterday from the Brown family, who presented us with two very generous donations. They have been fundraising in the memory and celebration of their loved one, Chris Brown, who sadly lost his life earlier this year whilst Read more…

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…

WMRT is 50 years old today

Wasdale MRT has been assisting people in the western fells for 50 years, since its formation on 1 October 1968, and was formed from the Wyndham Search Team. It is now one of twelve teams in the Lake District Search and Rescue Association (LDSAMRA). To celebrate this anniversary, the team Read more…

New Base Official Opening

On Saturday 16th September, Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team’s purpose-designed new base was officially opened by the legendary fell-runner and Team Vice-President, Jos Naylor MBE. You can watch the video here https://vimeo.com/290675469/6f7d35f9d3 The base, which is near Gosforth in Copeland has cost £643,000 and has taken several years to achieve. It was Read more…

New Base Operational!

This week has seen the new base become operational after several years of planning and a huge amount of work from a dedicated group of team members who worked tirelessly in surmounting many challenges. This is a magnificent achievement from everyone involved and we thank you all. On day one Read more…

New Base Progress – May 2018

Yesterday Wasdale MRT accepted handover of their purpose-built new base from principal contractor Roland Hill Ltd. Some fitting out and testing of communications by the team is required prior to going operational in July. Thank you to all in the community who have supported this project and are instrumental in Read more…

New Base Progress – March 2018

March has seen a huge amount progress with plaster boarding, cabling, plastering, the laying of the concrete floor, the commissioning of the garage doors and the ground source heat pump. The kitchen has been fitted out as have both bath rooms and the communications installation is in progress.  

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