Incidents — Alert

Ill Crag – Sun 22nd May 2016 – Alert

We were contacted by Police about a group of 5 walkers who were having difficulty following the path through the boulder field on Ill Crag whilst trying to return to Borrowdale. Using the compass feature on an iPhone within the party the team leader was able to provide position information over the phone which helped …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/ill-crag-sun-22nd-may-2016/

Scafell Pike – Thu 19th May 2016 – Alert

The team was alerted about two walkers lost in cloud on Scafell Pike. Whilst enquires were being made they met up with other walkers who helped them down and the team stood down.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-thu-19th-may-2016/

Scafell Pike – Mon 2nd May 2016 – Alert

The team was contacted in the early hours by Cumbria police to assist a group of 15 walkers lost on Scafell Pike. The team leader gave some directions and some self help advice. They made their own way off the mountain.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-mon-2nd-may-2016/

Buttermere – Fri 22nd Apr 2016 – Alert

We were contacted by Cumbria Police about a walker reported overdue. Given the intended route it was likely he was somewhere between Buttermere and Borrowdale, therefore out of our patch but before any action was needed he arrived safe & well at his accommodation and we stood down.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/buttermere-fri-22nd-apr-2016/

Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Wed 13th Apr 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about a group of 8 on the 3 peaks who’d become lost on their descent of Scafell Pike. Using Sarloc it was shown they were just below the ‘bad step’ on the Corridor Route near Greta Gill and they were given directions to get back into the valley over the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/corridor-route-scafell-pike-wed-13th-apr-2016/

Kirkfell – Sat 9th Apr 2016 – Alert

We were called by police about some walkers reported overdue from a walk on Kirkfell. Almost immediately after the call came through they turned up before we needed to do anything.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/kirkfell-sat-9th-apr-2016/

Scafell Pike – Thu 31st Mar 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about a family group reported overdue from a walk on Scafell Pike. Just after being reported they arrived back safe and well before any action was needed.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-thu-31st-mar-2016/

Scafell Pike – Mon 14th Mar 2016 – Alert

A member of the public reported seeing a fell runner who they considered to be in distress. After further enquiries no trace of the runner was found, presumed to have self evacuated. Well intentioned false alarm.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-mon-14th-mar-2016/

Scafell Pike – Sun 13th Mar 2016 – Alert

Team contacted at 15:25 today by Cumbria Police to assist two females who had become crag fast somewhere on Scafell Pike. Due to the lack of information provided by the pair with regards to their location, and that we could not regain contact, we decided to allow them some time to ‘self help’. As we …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-sun-13th-mar-2016/

Kirkfell – Sun 7th Feb 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about 3 walkers who become disorientated whilst walking on Kirk Fell. The Team Leader provided some instructions over the phone and they were able to make their own way off.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/kirkfell-sun-7th-feb-2016/

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