Welcome to Langdale and Ambleside Mountain Rescue Team

Welcome. Langdale/Ambleside Mountain Rescue Team (LAMRT) operates in part of the central Lake District, Britain's busiest mountain area.

Dealing with over 100 incidents per year, we are a self-funding dedicated team of 'professional volunteers' coming from all walks of life, united in their love of mountains and their wish to help their fellow mountaineers in trouble.

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Tips, stories and advice from the team

To follow are two personal accounts of a couple of member’s time in the team. One accounts for ten years and the other for forty.. the entire life of the team.


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Latest News

12/08/2014 - 16:52
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Recent Incidents

Fri, 29th August 2014, 23:06
A group of five reported themselves as in difficulty, but due to poor phone coverage it was unclear what the difficulty was or were they where with any accuracy. A group of team members where dispatched to investigate and found that some of the group had self-rescued and the remainder required limited assistance. A minor injury that had been worsened by being 'encouraged' to push on despite pain, and a lack of sufficient torches amongst the group may have played a part in their problems
Thu, 28th August 2014, 21:40

A search for two males rapidly spread to involve four teams; Langdale Ambleside, Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team, Keswick MRTs and Lake District Mountain Rescue Searchdogs for two young men, lost on their way back to Langdale on an ambitious walk to Scafell Pike.

The initial search took place in appalling weather with strong winds, low clouds and heavy rain and sleet. When all search plans had been carried out by 5:30am, the search was scaled down with a view to catching a nap, and some food and drink and scaling up.

Wed, 27th August 2014, 17:26
A group of around 8 people were reported as possibly cragfast, with associated rockfall. The team attended, but it was found to be a false alarm, with good intent. The group had got themsleves on to safe ground unaided
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