Incidents

Scafell Pike – Sun 17th Jul 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about a group of walkers reported overdue from a 3 peaks attempt. They turned up around an hour later at the Woolpack safe & well.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-sun-17th-jul-2016/

Scafell Pike – Tue 12th Jul 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about a group of the 3 peaks who were reported overdue. Whilst we were gathering details they turned up at Seathwaite safe & well.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-tue-12th-jul-2016/

Scafell Pike – Sat 9th Jul 2016 – Callout 35 in 2016

We were called by Police about a group of walkers who reported themselves to be lost somewhere near the top and Scafell Pike and due to their lack of equipment also cold & wet. A callout response was made but fortunately they managed to bump into some generous walkers who helped walk them off without …

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Esk Hause – Thu 7th Jul 2016 – Callout 34 in 2016 (limited)

We were called by our colleagues in Langdale Team about a couple of walkers who had become lost on the Eskdale side of Esk Hause. Using Sarloc, Langdale team determined they were in our patch and passed the call over. A small WMRT team then located them near the specified location and walked them towards …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/esk-hause-thu-7th-jul-2016/

Scafell Pike – Wed 6th Jul 2016 – Alert

Team contacted by Police about a walker reported overdue from a walk on Scafell Pike. The Team Leader was able to speak to the missing person on the phone and confirm he was off the mountain and was safe and well.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-wed-6th-jul-2016/

Kirkfell – Wed 6th Jul 2016 – Alert

Team called by Police about a D of E group reporting themselves lost somewhere around Great Gable. After discussion with the Team Leader and using the GPS on an iPhone they were located on Kirk Fell and given directions to make their own way into Wasdale.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/kirkfell-wed-6th-jul-2016/

Wastwater Screes – Sun 3rd Jul 2016 – Alert

A couple called for help, having got crag fast on the Wast Water screes. With some advice they made their own way from the screes.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/wastwater-screes-sun-3rd-jul-2016/

Scafell Pike – Sat 2nd Jul 2016 – Callout 33 in 2016

The team was called out to search for overdue walkers on Scafell Pike. Whilst we were deploying they turned up safe and well.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-sat-2nd-jul-2016/

Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Sun 26th Jun 2016 – Callout 32 in 2016

Whilst the first incident was ongoing we got a second call for 2 walkers reporting themselves cragfast on steep ground overlooking a water fall. The precise position was unclear but as we were in the area Piers Gill was a possibility. With the possibility of a technical rescue at the same time as a stretcher …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/piers-gill-scafell-pike-sun-26th-jun-2016/

Lingmell Col, Scafell Pike – Sun 26th Jun 2016 – Callout 31 in 2016

We were called by Police about a walker reported to have become hypothermic and unable to walk whilst descending Scafell Pike. We then received further reports his condition had deteriorated. In view of this the S-92 helicopter from Prestwick was requested. On arriving on scene assessment by the team doctor shown that fortunately the casualty …

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