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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 #21

A fellrunner fell and sustained cut and got stuck on steep ground. He called for help but was vague about his location. In the process of tryin gto lovate him and carrying out the essential initial COVID 19 risk assessment, he decided he could self-rescue and did so.

 

We stood down and went home

Man Hours
4 team members for 1 hour
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OS Grid Reference
NY340055

Incident Report #20

A fellrunner slipped on damp ground and twisted his knee, leaving him unable to continue. In a procedure new to us, he was COVID 19 risk assessed, treated by team members and evacuated. Fortunately his injury was not serious and the service of our over stretched ambulance service was not required for transport to hospital

The health and safety of our team members will always remain our first priority

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