Incidents — Alert

Wasdale – Sat 2nd Sep 2017 – Alert

We were called by Police about a missing person reported from Wasdale campsite. Soon after the alarm was raised the missing person was found safe & well and we stood down.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/wasdale-sat-2nd-sep-2017/

Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Tue 29th Aug 2017 – Alert

We were called by Police about 2 walkers reporting themselves lost somewhere on Scafell Pike. On further investigation it turned out this was the same group who had called the previous night and been handled by Keswick Team and ended up spending the night in their tent. Using Sarloc their position was established as near …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/tue-29th-aug-2017/

Sty Head – Mon 28th Aug 2017 – Alert

The team was contacted after a family had reported themselves lost, with their last known position being the Styhead stretcher box. Due to the location Keswick MRT had also been called and were trying to establish contact.  Once contact was made, as the family were wanting to go to Seathwaite they sent a team member …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/sty-head-mon-28th-aug-2017/

Scafell Pike – Sun 27th Aug 2017 – Alert

A young walker was reported to be struggling to descend Scafell Pike. They were helped down by their party without us needing to respond.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-sun-27th-aug-2017/

Gavel Neese, Great Gable – Sun 27th Aug 2017 – Alert

The team were called by a member of the public who had heard a whistle blowing whilst in the valley, as the team was dealing with another more serious incident at the time a volunteer took a walk round the area to investigate but nothing came of it.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/gavel-neese-great-gable-sun-27th-aug-2017/

Scafell Pike – Sat 26th Aug 2017 – Alert

A walker was reported as lost from their group on Scafell Pike. Soon after they re-joined their group and the incident was closed.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-sat-26th-aug-2017-2/

Ill Crag – Wed 23rd Aug 2017 – Alert

The team were alerted to 3 walkers also reported themselves lost on Scafell Pike. Using coordinates from their phone it was possible to establish they were on the north face of Ill Crag and the team leader provided directions over the phone for them to make their own way off the fell.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/ill-crag-wed-23rd-aug-2017/

Scafell Pike – Wed 23rd Aug 2017 – Alert

The team was alerted to a group of walkers reporting themselves lost in the Scafell Pike area. Without a clear location, difficulty recontacting them and a reasonable weather forecast it was decided to wait until the morning to see if they made their way off the mountain, which they did without team assistance.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-thu-1st-jan-1970-2/

Langdale – Mon 21st Aug 2017 – Alert

The team was called about a group of 7 overdue from a walk up Scafell Pike from Langdale. Whilst investigations were underway the group turned up safe and well.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/langdale-mon-21st-aug-2017/

Scafell Pike – Tue 15th Aug 2017 – Alert

The team leader was contacted by the police after a group consisting of 125 teenagers and 5 group leaders had failed to turn up at Wasdale Head having set off from Langdale earlier in the morning. There were several mobile numbers provided for the informant and hill group leaders.  All went to voice mail suggesting …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-tue-15th-aug-2017/

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