Incidents

Upper Eskdale – Mon 28th Jan 2008 – Callout 3 in 2008

Langdale Ambleside team requested assistance from Wasdale MRT to search for two lost walkers on Crinkle crags. The two 70 yrs. male walkers from the North East who had left their car at the Old Dungeon Ghyl Hotel, were last heard of as a broken message at 5.00 p.m. LAMRT had also brought in SARDA …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/callout-11-in-2008/

Lords Rake, Scafell – Sat 19th Jan 2008 – Callout 2 in 2008

Workington Police paged the team to respond to a ‘999’ from two male walkers who were crag fast and stuck above Lord’s Rake on Scafell. The two who were in their late 30’s / early 40’s and had come up from Liverpool for the weekend had scrambled up Lord’s Rake, got to the fallen pillar …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/callout-10-in-2008/

Other Location – Sat 12th Jan 2008 – Alert

Two Wasdale team members were climbing on the snow slopes between Striding Edge and Swirral Edge on Helvellyn when they saw what they believed to be a climber falling down one of the eastern gulleys of Helvellyn. They were first on scene, administered casualty care to the unconscious male who was in his early forties. …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/alert-in-2008-28/

Lingmell – Tue 1st Jan 2008 – Callout 1 in 2008

Cumbria Police paged the team following a ‘999’ call from a group of 4 walkers who had lost their way descending from Scafell Pike. They had dropped down to Lingmell Col and by the description given had carried on across the wall and were now on Lingmell. The team leader gave them instructions to retrace …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/callout-09-in-2008/