Wastwater – Thu 12th Aug 2021

The Team Leader was alerted by Cumbria Police of two swimmers in Wast Water struggling in the water. As the team was being mobilised the police reported that all was well and the swimmers had made it safely back to shore. A good outcome.

Eskdale – Sun 27th Jun 2021

We were alerted by Cumbria police about a parascender who appeared to be in difficulties in Eskdale. Enquiries revealed that there was an organised event taking place and some participants may have been performing acrobatics. All were accounted for, safe and well, so no further action was taken.

Wastwater – Wed 2nd Jun 2021

Cumbria police alerted the team of 2x people on Wastwater who had fallen off their canoe into the water. They were shouting for help, this was reported to the police by a walker descending Scafell Pike. As the team were gathering at base to get the rescue boat deployed the Read more…

Kirkfell – Sat 24th Apr 2021

We were alerted by Cumbria police following reports of a dog barking and whining for some time. We decided to investigate because, as well as a dog possibly in distress, there may have been someone injured nearby. A few team members attended and met a member of the public who Read more…

Ponsonby – Sun 24th Jan 2021

A flare was spotted over the Ponsonby area by members of the public and reported to the police. After the team leader made some enquiries the incident reported was known to be innocent and not meant as a distress signal. The team was then stood down without any deployment.

Cumbria – Mon 2nd Nov 2020

The North West Ambulance service (NWAS) requested support from the whole of the Lake District Mountain Rescue Organisation, as for a while, they were inundated with requests for assistance and a large number of people were awaiting help. In the event we were not needed, but we would have been Read more…