Incidents — Alert

Scafell Pike – Sat 25th Jun 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about a walker reported missing by the rest of her party after getting separated whilst walking on Scafell Pike. Whilst we were gathering details the missing walker turned up at the Wasdale Head, safe & well. We would always encourage walking groups to stay together, particularly where not all members …

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Scafell Pike – Sun 19th Jun 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about a walker who had strained their hamstring whilst walking on Scafell Pike. They were asked to see if they could hobble on it and managed to make their own way off the mountain.

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

Scafell Pike – Sun 12th Jun 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about a group of 12 reporting themselves lost on Scafell Pike. Using information from their Phone GPS, Sarloc and speaking with the party the Team Leader determined they were closed to the head of Piers Gill and provided directions over the phone for them to walk back to Wasdale under …

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Mickledore, Scafell Pike – Sat 11th Jun 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about 2 walkers reporting themselves lost near the ‘mountain rescue hut’, possibly at Mickledore. The team leader provided directions over the phone and with help from some passing walkers got them walking again back towards Wasdale, which took some time with them ultimately getting back after midnight.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/mickledore-scafell-pike-sat-11th-jun-2016/

Scafell Pike – Sat 11th Jun 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about a walker who had lost touch with the rest of his party. We gave him some more time to walk out and he later met back up with his party, safe & well.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-sat-11th-jun-2016/

Hollowstones, Scafell Pike – Sat 4th Jun 2016 – Alert

The team was called to assist a group struggling to descend Scafell Pike with an ill group member. The duty team leader provided some advice and they made their own way down.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/hollowstones-scafell-pike-sat-4th-jun-2016/

Napes, Great Gable – Fri 3rd Jun 2016 – Alert

The team was contacted by Cumbria Police to assist a group of walkers on Great Gable. One of their members had become stuck on the scree slope of Great Hell Gate. The team leader offered some advice and the group managed to self help.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/napes-great-gable-fri-3rd-jun-2016/

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/

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