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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.


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?

Be Adventure Smart




Recent incidents

Incident Report #42 2024

Two figured were spotted high on Loft/Raven Crag and reported as cragfast. A team members travelled hastily to try and get sight before it went dark, but could see nothing. After conversation with various witnesses it was decided to take no further action. One possibility is two climbers topping out, combines with a farmer gathering sheep, combined to give a confusing position… false alarm with good intent

Man Hours
3 team members for 1 hour
Incident Type
OS Grid Reference

Incident Report #41 2024

Concerns were raised when a dog was located running free at School Knott. The team were asked to search for the man who hadn’t been heard from since around midday. A number of lines of enquiry were followed before it was identified that th missing was was the same person who had been airlifted unconscious by air ambulance around lunchtime, having been trampled by cows

Man Hours
5 team members for 0.75 hours
Incident Type
OS Grid Reference

Latest News

Long service awards

Posted on Thu, 18/06/2020 - 10:19

We are delighted to be able to present plaques made by team member Chris Brammall, to Mo Richards, Geoff Bowen and Dave Barrington to recognise more than 50 years service each to mountian rescue. 


In Geoff and Mo's case it's been with LAMRT. In Dave's case it's jointly with LAMRT and Rossendale Pendle MRT.


Team members joined the presentation via a video call to pass on their congratulations and best wishes