Team Top Trumps

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 #36

A group of 6 hired mountain bikes in Windermere with plans to cycle to Wasdale Head. Despite being warned about the difficulty of the route and the weather by the staff at the bike shop they continued with their plan. They were subsequently reported overdue at Wasdale Head by another family member.


The decision to search was postponed until next morning and the group walked out around 8am having spent a cold, wet and unpleasant night out on the mountains while search teams were deploying. 

Man Hours
1 team member for 12 hours, 4 team members for 1.5 hours, plus Wasdale, Keswick and Duddon & Furness MRT
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