A man was airlifted to hospital after falling while walking in the Lake District earlier today.
The man suffered leg injuries when he slipped on Hart Crag close to Place Fell where he was hiking with friends and family.
Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called out by the North West Ambulance Service.
They were on a practice exercise nearby and were able to reach the injured man quickly.
The man was taken to the Cumberland Infirmary aboard an RAF helicopter for treatment.
The climber fell above Blea Water in the Lake District while out with a colleague, who were reportedly both well prepared.Read the full story ›
Mountain rescuers are urging hikers to make sure they are properly equipped before heading out.Read the full story ›
Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team received five call outs on Helvellyn over the Bank Holiday Weekend.Read the full story ›
Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called out to five rescues between 3pm, Sunday 23 July and 3pm, Monday 24 July.Read the full story ›
The Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team rescued a man who got lost while searching for the Priest Hole.
The 53-year-old lost his way around the Dove Crag fell on Sunday, 25 June.
The mountain rescue team are now warning people of the dangers of trying to find the Priest Hole.
They say only competent, or experienced adventurers should do so, as the route is not easy to find and is "surrounded by dangerous ground".
A walker had to be rescued after getting stuck on a ledge while walking in the Lake District.
Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out at around 8:45pm yesterday to go to the aid of the 47-year-old man.
He was spotted at Greenside Mines above Glenridding by firefighters out training in the area.
Although he was uninjured mountain rescuers had to rig up a rope system to get him down.
The rescue took three and a half hours and involved 11 mountain rescue team members.
A doctor has been rescued after suffering a suspected fractured ankle while walking in the Lake District.
The 50-year-old woman was with a group of fellow doctors in Pasture Bottom, near Ullswater, when she slipped.
She was treated and given pain relief by members of Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team, and then taken to the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle.
The rescue, which took place at around 4pm on Monday 1 May, involved 14 mountain rescuers and lasted around two-and-a-half hours.
A man has died after falling 150 feet down the face of Dove Crag in the Lake District.Read the full story ›
Residents of Glenridding and Patterdale faced a nervous 24 hours after torrential rain left river levels rising and ground saturated (SAT 20th AUG)
There were no reports of any properties or businesses flooding but the Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team put these images on their social media feeds last night to say they were glad flood defences were to be installed in the area behind their base later this week.