Category Archives: News

New Trainee Search Dog Handler

The team are proud to announce that team member Jacqui and her dog Ivy have completed their Pre Stage 1 training by passing the introductory assessment. It means they are now officially classed as a Trainee Search Dog Team with the Lake District Mountain Rescue Search Dog Association. Continue Reading

Castle Park School Visit

Castle Park School Visit

A double visit for Castle Park School today as team members spoke to the Early Years children and role played a rescue with them. Then in the afternoon we returned and spoke to the Expedition club about safety on the hills and what to do if they need to call out a Mountain Rescue Team. Continue Reading

Passing of a Team Supporter

It is with great sadness that the team has received the news that long time team supporter and friend Jill Clarkson has passed away. Jill and her husband Peter both actively supported the team whilst Peter was our fundraising officer. The commitment remained even when Peter stood down, with Jill ensuring that every month the… Continue Reading

Team Talk to Sedbergh School

This week, we gave a team talk and presentation to Sedbergh School Yr 9 students. We also included a search dog demo with Searchdog Cullin and his handler John. No prizes for guessing who stole the limelight Continue Reading

Rescue Round 2 Success

Rescue Round 2 Success

An amazing weekend for the team. Rescue Round 2 was completed in under 44hrs by Dave and Kath. They visited all the bases within the Lakes in a continuous loop. In between they Kayaked Ullswater, Bassenthwaite and Coniston. Ran over Helvellyn & Scafell Pike. Biked up Honister, across Birker fell just to mention a few.… Continue Reading

Donation from Ski Touring Evening

On Thursday 2nd Nov, team leader Dave, along with team members Andy B and Paul A, attended the Anything Technical Ski evening. 50 specially invited guests paid £10 each to listen to two lectures (avalanche safety & ski tour destinations) given by Andy Townsend, head of skiing at Glenmore Lodge. The £500 raised was kindly… Continue Reading

Rescue Round is Back!

Rescue Round is Back!

Rescue Round is Back, only bigger and badder. Team Leader Dave and Deputy Team Leader Kath with the support of all at Kendal Mountain Search and Rescue Team are attempting the ultra Bimble, Bike & Boat trip. In 2012 they managed to navigate the teams boundary in 24hrs, this year its slightly more challenging… Starting… Continue Reading

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