Incidents

Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Sun 25th Jan 2015 – Callout 5 in 2015

The team was called to an injured walker who had taken a fall near the corridor route. He was treated on scene and then stretched down to Wasdale Head. 26 team members involved on a wet and windy night.

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Whitehaven – Fri 9th Jan 2015 – Callout 4 in 2015

The Team was called out by Cumbria Police on the morning of the 9th of January to assist in the search for a missing local man. The team searched the steep ground area of Castle Park in Whitehaven. Nothing was found and the Police continued with their enquiries.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/whitehaven-fri-9th-jan-2015/

Whitehaven – Wed 7th Jan 2015 – Callout 3 in 2015

The team was called out by Cumbria Police to assist in a search for a local missing man. The team deployed Swiftwater Rescue Technicians to search the Pow Beck area of Whitehaven. Nothing was found and the Police continue with their search. Duddon & Furness MRT kindly assisted us.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/whitehaven-wed-7th-jan-2015/

Upper Eskdale – Tue 6th Jan 2015 – Callout 2 in 2015 (limited)

The team was called out to assist two walkers who had walked off the wrong side of Scafell Pike into upper Eskdale. They were quickly located below Horn Crag and walked back to our vehicles in the Eskdale Valley before being driven back to Wasdale.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/upper-eskdale-tue-6th-jan-2015/

Scafell Pike – Thu 1st Jan 2015 – Callout 1 in 2015

We were called by Cumbria Police about a party of 3 reported overdue from a walk on Scafell Pike. Fortunately for us they were located by team members in the Woolpack – Eskdale before we started to search the mountains. Thank you to Duddon and Furness MRT who were on their way to assist when …

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Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Tue 30th Dec 2014 – Callout 61 in 2014

We were called by Police about a family of 4 lost, thought to be near Piers Gill. They were located by team members on the left bank of the gill just below the Lingmell crags and then walked off the mountain back to Wasdale Head. Incident closed 21:30, 15 WMRT involved.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/piers-gill-scafell-pike-tue-30th-dec-2014/

Bowfell – Wed 24th Dec 2014 – Alert

We were contacted by Langdale Team about a group of 2 walkers reported overdue from a walk to Bowfell from Wasdale Head. Whilst details were being gather they arrived safe and well back at the Wasdale Head Inn.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/bowfell-wed-24th-dec-2014/

Kirkfell – Tue 11th Nov 2014 – Callout 60 in 2014

The team was called out to search for a missing female on Kirkfell, Wasdale. As the team was responding she turned up safe and well in Wasdale.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/kirkfell-tue-11th-nov-2014/

Scafell Pike – Sun 9th Nov 2014 – Callout 59 in 2014 (limited)

We were called by Police about a couple who were lost on Scafell Pike. After talking on the phone with the team leader it was established they were on the Eskdale side of the mountain and they started to retrace their steps back up towards the summit. Having made the summit the weather had improved …

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Broad Crag Col, Scafell Pike – Thu 6th Nov 2014 – Callout 58 in 2014

The team was called by police at 02:45 after a missing collie called Jasper had been found at Broad Crag Col and assistance was needed getting him down to the valley. Jasper had been missing since Sunday and was last seen near Cam Spout in Upper Eskdale.

The team stretchered Jasper over a little …

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