Incidents

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/

Cold Fell – Mon 25th Jan 2016 – Callout 3 in 2016 (limited)

Team called out to assist NWAS with a casualty with breathing difficulties off the Cold Fell road.

The teams sent a limited resource and assisted NWAS with access.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/cold-fell-mon-25th-jan-2016/

High Scarth Crag, Eskdale – Sun 24th Jan 2016 – Callout 2 in 2016

We were called by Police about 2 walkers who reported themselves lost whilst attempting to descend Scafell Pike. After discussion with the team leader it was determined they were somewhere between Sampsons Stones and Burnmoor Tarn having tried to walk back to Wasdale from Eskdale. They were found near High Scarth Crag in Eskdale, walked …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/high-scarth-crag-eskdale-sun-24th-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 – Sat 9th Jan 2016 – Callout 1 in 2016

We were called by Police about a party reporting themselves lost after descending Great Gable. One of the party was also reported to have a knee injury and struggling to move. In the end the party managed to make their own way off the mountain and were met by team members near Burnthwaite Farm at …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/great-gable-sat-9th-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/

Muncaster Fell – Mon 28th Dec 2015 – Alert

We were contacted by Police (via Keswick Team) about reports of flashing lights seen near Muncaster Fell in Eskdale. On further investigation these turned out to be a Christmas Tree. Well Intentioned False Alarm.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/muncaster-fell-mon-28th-dec-2015/

York – Sat 26th Dec 2015 – Callout 74 in 2015 (limited)

The team was asked to support national flood response efforts first in Lancashire, then York with Swift Water Rescue Technicians during Boxing Day and the early part of Sun 27th. There was also a presence in our base through much of both days first ready to respond to any issues in Cumbria as the regional …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/york-sat-26th-dec-2015/

Eskdale – Sat 19th Dec 2015 – Callout 73 in 2015 (limited)

The team was called to help Police recover the scene after an RTC in Eskdale. Incident closed 16:00, 12 WMRT involved.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/eskdale-sat-19th-dec-2015/

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