Incidents

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East Woodburn Crag (16)

08 March 2023
14:01

A climber took a leader fall at East Woodburn Crag yesterday afternoon and as he fell his gear ripped causing him to land on the boulder strewn gro...

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Fallowlees (15)

05 March 2023
17:46

On Sunday evening Northumbria Police alerted North of Tyne Mountain Rescue Team and ourselves for two walkers and their two dogs after they had bec...

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Seal Bank, Hexham (14)

21 February 2023
16:48

A female in her 70s had fallen down a steep bank near on the edge of Sele Park in Hexham. Injured in her fall and unable to move, a call was made t...

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Central Fells, Lake District (13)

21 February 2023
07:30

A lone walker reported himself as lost between Scafell Pike and Great End in the Lake District. Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team were called out by Cum...

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Amble (12)

15 February 2023
08:11

Earlier in the week a body was sadly found in the search for a male in his 60s who was missing from Amble. The male had last been seen the previous...

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Gilsland (11)

13 February 2023
12:25

On Monday lunchtime the North East Ambulance Service activated North of Tyne Mountain Rescue Team and ourselves for an incident on farmland between...

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Thrunton Woods (10)

11 February 2023
14:56

Two walkers and their dog had become disoriented in Thrunton Woods and were unable to relocate themselves despite several attempts. Northumbria Pol...

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Prendwick (9)

29 January 2023
12:11

Whilst most of us were enduring typically Scottish weather on the last day of our winter skills course in the Cairngorms, North of Tyne Mountain Re...

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Coire an t-Sneachda (8)

28 January 2023
12:59

The Team’s annual winter skills training course in the Cairngorms was temporarily interrupted on Saturday afternoon when two mountaineers took a ...

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College Valley (7)

22 January 2023
05:58

Two Montane Spine Race competitors who were suffering from the extreme cold and exhaustion had to be assisted down to Hut 2 below Auchope Cairn in ...

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Wooler (6)

12 January 2023
15:55

Northumbria Police control room rang our duty controller on Thursday afternoon with an unusual request for North of Tyne Mountain Rescue Team and o...

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Haltwhistle (5)

10 January 2023
10:50

The Police requested the Teams’ support again to continue the search during daylight hours on the Tuesday. It was agreed with the Police Search A...

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Haltwhistle (4)

09 January 2023
19:05

A 72 year old male was reported missing from home in Haltwhistle on the afternoon of Monday 9 January and Mountain Rescue was activated by Northumb...

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Steel Rigg, Hadrian’s Wall (3)

09 January 2023
12:31

Mountain Rescue’s support was requested on Monday afternoon for a male who had collapsed on Hadrian’s Wall near to Steel Rigg car park. Despite...

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Simonside (2)

08 January 2023
14:05

A couple walking the ‘back of Simonside’ from Lordenshaws got into difficulty as they tried to walk the section from Selby’s Cove through the...

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Otterburn (1)

02 January 2023
15:09

North of Tyne Mountain Rescue Team and ourselves were requested to assist the North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust yesterday afternoon...

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Yearning Saddle Refuge Hut, Pennine Way (69)

27 December 2022
13:51

A couple of fell runners got into difficulties on the Border Ridge in harsh winter conditions yesterday. They had started in Kirk Yetholm and were ...

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Acomb (67)

10 December 2022
15:36

A group of Sea Cadets from across the North East had been kayaking the River North Tyne when a teenage cadet tipped out of their kayak and their le...

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Langleeford Hope (66)

04 December 2022
03:28

In the early hours of Sunday morning, a request from our sister team was received. North of Tyne Mountain Rescue Team were providing medical and ev...

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River Wear, South Hylton (65)

30 November 2022
14:30

Mountain Rescue’s support for a potential bankside search along the River Wear was requested by Northumbria Police. Our Duty Controller – a...

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Stannington Bridge (64)

22 November 2022
05:18

Following a RTC on the A1 just before Stannington Bridge late on Monday night, Northumbria Police requested Mountain Rescue’s support in trying t...

Fourstones (63)

20 November 2022
01:07
Northumbria Police had located a high risk missing person’s car north of Fourstones in the early hours of Sunday morning. Following an initial brief...

Coldgate Ford, near Wooler (62)

17 November 2022
18:32
Early on Thursday evening, Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service requested Mountain Rescue’s support for a motorist who’s vehicle was stranded in...

Wooler (60)

06 November 2022
11:40
Two competitors in the Trail Outlaws half marathon self presented themselves to a Mountain Rescue medic at the event centre. One having sustained a sh...

Battlehill, North Tyneside (61)

06 November 2022
21:21
On the evening of Sunday 6 November Northumbria Police requested Mountain Rescue’s support for a male in his 80s who had been reported missing from ...