Rescue Team Training Programme        

 (Updated 8 May 2000)

Team Training generally follows the format as laid out in "Training Manager" - designed for the Wasdale Team and now used by other Teams in the Lakes  - for more information view the Website:

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1830 Hours at Mill Forge (Evening)

January 10th   - Equipment   

February 7th - Winter Rescue Techniques   
March 6th - Communications
April 3rd - Mines Rescue 
May 8th - Crag Rescue 
June 5th - Ropes Course or Rock Climbing  
July 3rd  - First Aid - Outdoors  
August 7th - Gully Rescue   

September 4th  - Navigation   
October 2nd  - First Aid   
November 6th - Orienteering  
December 4th - Search techniques  


0900 Hours at Mill Forge  

January 21st            - Team dinner ( 7.00 p.m. for 7.30 p.m. at Wasdale Head Hotel) 

January / February     - Winter Rescue Techniques

(will notify by pager one Sunday when conditions good) 

March 13th                -    Operational Review at Millforge - 7.00 p.m.

March 19th             Crashed Aircraft Full Day with RAF Leeming MRT 

May 14th               - Big Crag Rescue

June August       - Helicopter Practice (to be agreed with RAF) 

September 11th        -     Operational Review at Millforge - 7.00 p.m.

November 13th     - Annual general meeting 

December 10th      - Search 

December 16th     - Flag Day in Whitehaven  



(Starting at 1930 hours at Mill Forge)


January 31st


July 31st

February 28th


August 21st

March 27th


September 25th

April 17th


October 30th

May 22nd


November 27th

June 26th


December 18th


Note modifications          Time of Dinner 21 Jan + March 12th added to full day list.

-    16th December - Flag day added

-    19th March RAF Leeming

-     20th March  operational Review

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