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.


What your donations do

buys 5 pies
(to make up for missed meals)
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Latest News

16/07/2019 - 13:10
Sadly, Kitt died last night after a short illness. For those of you who might not know, Kitt was not only a great family pet but a LDMRSDA search dog attached to Langdale Ambleside Mountain Rescue Team between 2009 and 2015. She assisted with many rescues throughout the lakes, as well as one or two in Yorkshire, Lancashire and Scotland. Many of...
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Recent Incidents

Thu, 18th July 2019, 14:02
A young woman took a tumbling fall, sustaining head, facial and neck injuries. She was treated by team members and evacuated by Coastguard helicopter from Prestwick
Mon, 15th July 2019, 13:50
A climber fell, cutting his hand badly. He was treated by team members and assisted off some steep, loose ground.
Tue, 9th July 2019, 08:00
A man prospecting for climbing routes in a disused quarry in Langdale found a box of personal possessions down a hole and reported it to the police. They asked us to recover the box.
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