Stretcher Training

Monday’s team training was a practical exercise. We removed a stretcher from a tricky position at the base of a crag, then transferred onto the stretcher wheel when we reached easier ground below. These are core skills for us and it is good to train with a few rucksacks so Read more…

Winter Training

The team have just enjoyed an excellent long weekend in the Scottish Highlands carrying out Winter skills training. The course was attended by both experienced team members and probationary members. Despite some challenging Scottish winter conditions, lots of new skills were acquired and existing skills refreshed and improved. A great Read more…

2022 Probationer Intake

Last week we were delighted to welcome our new probationary intake at their first full team training session. We walked through a callout in ‘slow time’ from the initial 999 call to the debrief and restocking of vehicles. We wish them all the best and thank them in advance for Read more…

Winter Team Training

Last Monday’s training covered putting on snow chains ready for winter. This weekend’s weather proved their use as several mountain teams had vehicles out in snow. Also we tested out our new wheel from Lyon Equipment to good effect!

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 Read more…