Incidents — Alert

Wrynose Pass – Thu 28th Jan 2016 – Alert

We were contacted by Police about a driver who’s vehicle was stuck and difficult to recover on Hardknott pass. After some further enquiries he turned out to be in Little Langdale at the bottom of Wrynose Pass and we handed the incident on to our colleagues in Langdale Team.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/wrynose-pass-thu-28th-jan-2016/

Devoke Water – Thu 14th Jan 2016 – Alert

We were called by NWAS to help locate a car that had called for help after coming off the road. Based on a verbal description the vehicle was believed to be near Devoke Water on the Ulpha fell road. Police subsequently found it a bit lower down by the ‘sharp bend’, around 1km from where …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/devoke-water-thu-14th-jan-2016/

Great Gable – Tue 5th Jan 2016 – Alert

A University group got separated on Great Gable and one of their members become lost. The Team Leader managed to provide directions to the lost member who then made their own way down to Wasdale without any further assistance.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/great-gable-tue-5th-jan-2016/

Muncaster Fell – Mon 28th Dec 2015 – Alert

We were contacted by Police (via Keswick Team) about reports of flashing lights seen near Muncaster Fell in Eskdale. On further investigation these turned out to be a Christmas Tree. Well Intentioned False Alarm.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/muncaster-fell-mon-28th-dec-2015/

Scafell Pike – Tue 10th Nov 2015 – Alert

Team contacted by Cumbria Police regarding two people lost on Scafell Pike. The team leader managed to speak to the couple and they then managed to walk off without assistance.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-tue-10th-nov-2015/

Scafell Pike – Sun 1st Nov 2015 – Alert

The fifth call in 24 hours was regarding a group of 12 lost on Scafell Pike. We gave them some time to find themselves and they did, resulting in no action from the team.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-sun-1st-nov-2015/

Scafell Pike – Sat 31st Oct 2015 – Alert

Team contacted by Cumbria Police at 05:30 with regards to a father and son team who had failed to return from a walk up Scafell Pike. The police carried out some initial checks of car parks and found their vehicle in Eskdale. The team leader managed to contact the pair who had become benighted near …

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Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Fri 23rd Oct 2015 – Alert

We were called by Police about a group of 5 walkers who reported themselves lost whilst walking on Scafell Pike. Using SARLOC and speaking with the party the team leader determined they were in the ground between Piers Gill and Lingmell and gave them directions back to the wall where they met another party who …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/piers-gill-scafell-pike-fri-23rd-oct-2015-2/

Scafell Pike – Mon 5th Oct 2015 – Alert

The team was contacted about a pair of walkers who may have been overdue from Scafell Pike. They were given time to turn up, which they did.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-mon-5th-oct-2015/

Pillar – Fri 2nd Oct 2015 – Alert

We were contacted by Police about a walker reported overdue from a trip to Pillar. She arrived back under her own steam before we needed to make any response.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/pillar-fri-2nd-oct-2015/

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