Scafell Pike – Sun 22nd Oct 2000

At about 21.15 hrs – call from Whitehaven Police. The full Wasdale Team was immediately called out followed by support from the Millom Fell and Search Team and SARDA Search Dogs. The intention being to deal with the first incident before diverting attention to the second problem. About 18 Wasdale Read more…

Scafell – Sat 7th Oct 2000

Call from Whitehaven Police regarding a group (with a mobile phone) who were reporting themselves to be in difficulty and lost on the descent from Scafell. The team leader spoke to the lost party on the mobile and was advised that they were a group of four adults, reasonably well Read more…

Eskdale – Fri 8th Sep 2000

Friday 55 years old lady was reported long overdue between Great Moss (Eskdale) and Hardknott. The husband was at the Brotherilkeld phone box and then started to search up the valley towards Lincove bridge. The lady was found by him just as the team were assembling at Millforge. Incident stood Read more…

Incident 38 in 2000

The team leader was asked for a dog handler and navigator to search upper Eskdale (Green Hole area) and up to Bowfell. Having opened the base and got the search team organised he then found that the two missing people (aged 72 and 16) had left Langdale earlier the previous Read more…