Incidents — Alert

Scafell Pike – Tue 11th Apr 2017 – Alert

We were called by Police about 2 walkers reported overdue from a walk on Scafell Pike. While we were gathering details they returned, safe & well and we stood down.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-tue-11th-apr-2017/

Scafell Pike – Fri 10th Mar 2017 – Alert

The team was contacted by a pair of walkers lost on Scafell Pike. With some difficulty, they were contacted by mobile phone and followed another group down to Brackenclose.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/fri-10th-mar-2017/

Scafell Pike – Sun 5th Feb 2017 – Alert

Police contacted the team after being alerted by the family of walkers who were overdue after a day on Scafell Pike. SMS sent to overdue persons mobile requesting they contact the team leader when message received. As the TL was gathering details from the informant and about to request a search to the car park …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-sun-5th-feb-2017/

Slight Side, Scafell – Sun 5th Feb 2017 – Alert

We were called by Police about 2 walkers who had become lost whilst descending Scafell. While the team leader was discussing options with then they saw walkers ahead so headed after them.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/slight-side-scafell-sun-5th-feb-2017/

Pillar – Wed 28th Dec 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about a group of walkers who had become stuck / unsure of their position. It was originally thought they were on Scafell Pike but this was later changed to Pillar when more information became available. With this news the incident was passed to our colleagues in Cockermouth Team who talked …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/pillar-wed-28th-dec-2016/

Scafell Pike – Sun 11th Dec 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about 2 walkers who had become disorientated whilst descending Scafell Pike. The team leader provided directions over the phone and they made there own way off the hill.

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

Great Gable – Sat 8th Oct 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about a group of 10 reporting themselves stuck on scree whilst descending Great Gable. By the time the team leader phoned them back they had retraced their steps to the top and were making their own way off the mountain.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/great-gable-sat-8th-oct-2016/

Scafell Pike – Fri 7th Oct 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about 2 walkers reporting themselves lost on Scafell Pike. The team leader provided some advice over the phone and they made their own way off the fell.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-fri-7th-oct-2016/

Eskdale – Sat 24th Sep 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about a group of 13 people reported overdue from a walk in Eskdale. It turned out they were just taking their time to get off the mountain and they made their own way down without team assistance.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/eskdale-sat-24th-sep-2016/

Scafell Pike – Tue 13th Sep 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about a group of walkers reporting themselves lost somewhere on Scafell Pike. The team leader provided some directions over the phone and recommended they join up with other groups visible on the mountain at the time. They duely joined up with another group but later on there was a call …

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

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