Incidents — Alert

Scafell Pike – Sun 15th Apr 2018 – Alert

Team was called by Police about a group of walkers reported overdue from a trip up Scafell Pike as part of a 3 peaks attempt. After speaking with the informant it was possible to contact the missing walkers on mobile phone and it was determined that they were now in the Mickledore area after having …

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Scafell Pike – Fri 30th Mar 2018 – Alert

In the first of two incidents today, a walker reported themselves lost whilst descending Scafell Pike. They quickly found another group who were able to direct them down and they then made their own way off the fell.

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Scafell Pike – Thu 8th Mar 2018 – Alert

The team was alerted after a walker was reported overdue by his wife. The police also contacted the Wasdale Head pub and as a member of staff located his car, the gentleman arrived back.  His mobile had gone flat so he had been unable to make contact with home.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-thu-8th-mar-2018/

Penrith – Sun 4th Mar 2018 – Alert

The team were put on standby due to the ongoing problems in the east of the county.  There were communities still cut off and supplies were running low.  Fortunately the requests for assistance were in decline and there was no requirement to head over.

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Mickledore, Scafell Pike – Sun 25th Feb 2018 – Alert

The team was called after a walker head whistles and shouts for help whilst at Mickledore.  This followed shortly by a second 999 call to request assistance for an injured walker.

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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Sun 25th Feb 2018 – Alert

The team leader was alerted by Keswick MRT after a walker had taken a fall down a snow slope.  It turned out he was able to walk and was heading to Styhead we stood by in case we were required and Keswick went to meet the party.  As they arrived on scene and assessed the …

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Pillar – Fri 23rd Feb 2018 – Alert

The team were called after a walker has taken a slide on hard snow above Wind Gap. Due to the location and preferred evacuation route the job was handed over to Cockermouth MRT

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Scafell Pike – Sun 18th Feb 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about 2 walkers reported overdue from a walk on Scafell Pike. Fortunately we were able to phone them and confirm they were safe & well and returning home and we stood down.

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Scafell Pike – Fri 16th Feb 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about a walker who was reported overdue from a trip up Scafell Pike. As we started to gather information he made his own way into the Boot Inn and we stood down.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-fri-16th-feb-2018/

Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Sun 14th Jan 2018 – Alert

In the first incident of the year, a group of walkers reported themselves lost on Scafell Pike. The team leader made contact and used Sarloc to determine the location, on the western banks of Piers Gill. Directions were given over the phone and fortunately they were able to use the compass function of their phone …

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