Incidents

Upper Eskdale – Sun 17th May 2015 – Callout 16 in 2015

The team was called out last night around 21:00 regarding 2 walkers who were lost after descending Scafell Pike. Based on the information provided it was believed they were in Upper Eskdale and the team searched through the night in poor conditions of heavy rain and swollen rivers but without success. The search was escalated …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/upper-eskdale-sun-17th-may-2015/

Burnmoor Tarn – Sat 9th May 2015 – Callout 15 in 2015

Team called out by Cumbria Police to assist a female with an injured ankle near to Burnmoor Tarn. The casualty had made her own way to Wasdale Head where she met the team. She was assessed and then was taken home.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/burnmoor-tarn-sat-9th-may-2015/

Scafell Pike – Tue 5th May 2015 – Alert

We were contacted by Cumbria Police about a walker who reported himself lost in cloud whilst on Scafell Pike. The walker managed to make contact with another party on the fell who escorted him off before we needed to respond.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-tue-5th-may-2015/

Great Gable – Mon 4th May 2015 – Callout 14 in 2015

The team was called out by Cumbria Police to assist a female who had taken a considerable fall on Great Gable. She was treated initially by two team members who were in the area. The team then worked with Rescue 131 from Boulmer to evacuate to the casualty to hospital. We wish the casualty a …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/great-gable-mon-4th-may-2015/

Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Sun 3rd May 2015 – Callout 13 in 2015

Team called out this evening to assist 2 walkers lost near to the head of Piers Gill. They were found by team members and walked back to Wasdale.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/piers-gill-scafell-pike-sun-3rd-may-2015/

Scafell Pike – Sun 3rd May 2015 – Alert

The team was contacted by Cumbria Police to assist a walking group on Scafell Pike. A member of the group had been separated from the group and was missing. After some initial information gathering the missing group member was located and the team stood down.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-sun-3rd-may-2015/

Scafell Pike – Fri 24th Apr 2015 – Callout 12 in 2015

For a second time during the evening the team was contacted by Cumbria Police to assist in locating a missing person on Scafell Pike. Due to the length of time the missing male had been overdue on the mountain, the lack of equipment and cold/worsening weather conditions, the team was called out to mount a …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-sun-24th-may-2015-2/

Scafell Pike – Fri 24th Apr 2015 – Alert

The team was contacted by Cumbria Police to assist a group on Scafell Pike who had lost a member of their party. As the Team Leader was gathering information the missing member of the group was found safe and well. The team was stood down just in time for Dinner!

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-sun-24th-may-2015/

Scafell Pike – Sat 11th Apr 2015 – Callout 11 in 2015

We were called by Police around 00:45 about a party of 4 walkers reported overdue from a trip up Scafell Pike. The party were foreign, with limited English and it was difficult for the Police and us to obtain good information on their likely location. As a result we decided to wait until first light …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-sat-11th-apr-2015/

Scafell Pike – Sat 4th Apr 2015 – Alert

We were contact by Cumbria Police to assist a pair of walkers who had become lost on their descent of Scafell Pike. The team leader located them using the SARLOC app and tracked their progress whilst providing instructions over the phone. They were safely off the hill by 00:45.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-sat-4th-apr-2015/

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