Incidents — Alert

Scafell Pike – Sat 20th Oct 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about a group of 3 walkers who’d reported themselves lost whilst descending Scafell Pike. Using PhoneFind their position was established as being near Broad Crag Tarn. The team leader then provided directions over the phone and they made their own way off the mountain.

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Scafell Pike – Tue 11th Sep 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about a walker reported overdue from a walk up Scafell Pike. Fortunately the walker returned, safe & well within an hour of being reported and we stood down.

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Burnmoor Tarn – Sat 1st Sep 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about a walker reported overdue from a walk towards Burnmoor Tarn (and presumably onto Scafell) from Boot. They ended up making their own way off the fell, the walk talking a bit longer than originally anticipated.

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Looking Stead – Fri 31st Aug 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about a walker suffering from a Migraine attack and struggling to make their way off the fell. In the end they made their own way off without team assistance.

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Scafell Pike – Fri 31st Aug 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about 2 walkers reported overdue from a walk up Scafell Pike. They turned up safe and well soon after the initial report and we stood down.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-fri-31st-aug-2018/

Great Gable – Thu 30th Aug 2018 – Alert

We were alerted by Cockermouth MRT to an elderly gentleman missing on Great Gable.  They managed to make contact with him and found he was able to see buildings. We sent a vehicle to Wasdale Head and Keswick sent a vehicle to Seathwaite who then flashed their blue lights which he could see.  Cockermouth passed …

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Red Pike – Sun 26th Aug 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about a fell runner reporting themselves lost whilst on a run around Red Pike and Scoat Fell. The runner then established their own position and descended in Ennerdale without the need for team involvement.

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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Sun 19th Aug 2018 – Alert

The team was contacted after a male walker dislocated their shoulder just above the Lingmell Gill river crossing. The team leader made contact and the injured person was making their way off the hill. After a short while the informant let the TL know thet no assistance was required.

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Scafell Pike – Sun 19th Aug 2018 – Alert

The police contacted the team after a party of 7 reported themselves lost descending Scafell Pike.  The team leader used PhoneFind to determine their location and gave them instructions to make their way off the hill. Then monitored them as they made their way down.

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Scafell – Sat 18th Aug 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about a group of walkers reported overdue from a walk up Scafell and Slightside from Wasdale. A team member went down Wasdale to look for the party’s car and bumped into them making their way down the valley trying to find a mobile signal to update the informant at which …

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