Incidents — Alert

Scafell Pike – Sun 30th Aug 2015 – Alert

We were called by the Police about 4 walkers reported overdue from a walk on Scafell Pike. It turned out they had started relatively late and only had 1 torch in the party so ended up spending the night on the mountain when the light ran out and then walked themselves off in the morning. …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 29th Aug 2015 – Alert

We were called by Police about a party of 6 who were making slow progress back to Langdale from a walk on Scafell Pike due to one of them having an ankle injury. Given their likely location we passed this incident to colleagues in Langdale team who then found the party in Mickleden.

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Eskdale – Sun 16th Aug 2015 – Alert

Team called out with regards to a missing walker on the Scafell range. Three team members were deployed but shortly after the missing person turned up safe and well.

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Mickledore, Scafell Pike – Tue 11th Aug 2015 – Alert

We were called by Police about 2 walkers who reported themselves lost but next to a ‘mountain rescue hut’. It was apparent they were at Mickledore stretcher box and were given directions for how to get back to Wasdale. They then made their own way back to Wasdale campsite.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/mickledore-scafell-pike-tue-11th-aug-2015/

Wasdale – Mon 3rd Aug 2015 – Alert

We were called by Police about 2 walkers reported overdue. Whilst we were making enquiries they returned safe & well.

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Wasdale – Sat 1st Aug 2015 – Alert

We were contacted by Police about 2 walkers overdue from a walk in Wasdale. They later returned to their car safe & well before we needed to respond.

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Lingmell – Wed 29th Jul 2015 – Alert

We were called by Police about shouts for help being heard at the Wasdale Campsite coming from the direction of Lingmell. Police Officers attended and after a brief search met a walker who had been shouting for help but as it became light made their own way off the hill.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/lingmell-wed-29th-jul-2015/

Scafell Pike – Mon 27th Jul 2015 – Alert

We were called by Police about 2 walkers reporting themselves lost in mist on Scafell Pike. The team leader provided some directions over the phone and they were able to make their own way down.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-mon-27th-jul-2015/

Harter Fell – Sun 26th Jul 2015 – Alert

We were called by Police about reports of flashing lights in the Harter Fell area of Eskdale. After making further enquiries the Team Leader decided not to take further action during the night. On visiting the site in the morning an abandoned camping debris was found and the overall scene was left in a mess …

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Scafell Pike – Sun 12th Jul 2015 – Alert

We were called by Police about a party of walkers who were feared to be lost on Scafell Pike having not been contactable by phone. It turned out they were already off the hill, just out of phone reception.

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