Incidents — Alert

Scafell Pike – Sat 11th Nov 2017 – Alert

We were called by Police about a walker reported to be separately from their group and potentially lost near the summit of Scafell Pike. The lost walker was helped off the mountain by other walkers without us needing to deploy.

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Scafell Pike – Fri 3rd Nov 2017 – Alert

The team leader took a police call after a walker was reported overdue having left Langdale Campsite the previous morning.  We alerted Langdale MRT so they were aware in case a search was required.  As the previous day had been nice and it had been a mild night it was decided to give it a …

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Scafell Pike – Tue 17th Oct 2017 – Alert

Earlier this evening we were contacted after a walker was reported overdue from a walk up Scafell Pike from Langdale. As the team leader was gathering information the walker turned up.

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Sty Head – Tue 17th Oct 2017 – Alert

The team alerted this morning after a group of walkers found a lone male exhausted by Sty Head stretcher box. Due to the location we passed this over to our Keswick colleagues who with assistance from Cockermouth brought him off the hill.

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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Fri 13th Oct 2017 – Alert

Team called yesterday evening for a group of walkers who reported themselves lost, near to the Corridor Route on Scafell Pike. They had just managed to regained the path as the team leader made contact. (Having tried to self rescue for a couple of hours) Directions and advice was given over the phone and they …

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Adam-a-Crag, Crinkle Crags – Mon 9th Oct 2017 – Alert

We were alerted to a small group of walkers lost on the Eskdale side of Crinkle Crags, with the location determined from the Lat and Long on their phone. Early indications suggest they were in difficult ground and combined with the very poor visibility they may require more than verbal assistance. Contact was remade and …

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Hardknott Pass – Fri 6th Oct 2017 – Alert

We were called by Police about a walker who was reported missing after going to look for their dog and did not return. Fortunately all were reunited before we needed to respond.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/hardknott-pass-fri-6th-oct-2017/

Scafell Pike – Sat 30th Sep 2017 – Alert

We were called by Police about 2 walkers who phoned the Woolpack Inn to say they were lost whilst walking on either Scafell Pike or Scafell. They phoned in around an hour later to say they’d met other walkers and no longer needed any assistance.

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Scafell Pike – Sun 24th Sep 2017 – Alert

We were called by Police about a group of 4 walkers reporting themselves lost whilst descending Scafell Pike, probably in Eskdale. Given the good over night weather and lack of precise position it was decided to leave them until the morning and see if they made their own way out, which they ultimately did.

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Scafell Pike – Sat 23rd Sep 2017 – Alert

We were called again by Police about 2 more walkers who were on the summit of Scafell Pike but struggling to find the way down. A mountain leader guiding another party on the mountain kindly offered to walk the pair down so that we did not need to respond. Many thanks to the mountain leader!

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-sat-23rd-sep-2017-2/

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