Incidents — Alert

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/

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/

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