Alert in 2008

The team had been notified 14 June 2008 that a Rotweiler had gone missing on the Scafell Range and could we look out for her (18 months Old and called Gemma).When the search party came across the missing Three Peakers (see incident Callout 42 in 2008) they noticed a third Read more…

Callout 41 in 2008

A WMRT member who lives in the Wasdale noticed a light near the top of Kirk Fell moving very slowly down. The light then topped moving and started flashing. Since the flashing was the international distress signal [6 short flashes] he responded with the standard response [3 short flashes] and Read more…

Callout 40 in 2008

Team were paged by the police following a ‘999’ call to re dislocated shoulder – Green Crag Eskdale. A group of 5, 16 year olds doing their D of E expedition were in need of assistance. 2 had descended to the Woolpack to raise the alarm. 14 team members attended Read more…

Alert in 2008

Whilst attending the other rescues that night, the team was approached by a father who was concerned about his 2 sons who were in a group of 2 Three Peakers who were long overdue – no action was taken apart from looking out for them whilst searching for the 2 Read more…

Alert in 2008

Whilst attending the other rescues that night, the team was approached by a lady who had a group of 3 Three Peakers who were overdue – under the circumstances, no action was taken and they eventually turned up safe and well. Incident closed as an (a)

Callout 38 in 2008

Whilst the Team leader was dealing with incident 37, a further call came in from the Wasdale head Inn regarding a man who had fallen and injured his ribs. He was able to make his own way off the fell but needed medical attention at the Hotel and was taken Read more…

Alert in 2008

Call from the Police regarding a group of 6 female walkers being reported long overdue from arriving at their designated meeting/camping point. Little information available at the start as the informant was at the telephone kiosk at the National Trust Camp Site in Langdale, which doesn’t accept incoming calls. (Another Read more…

Alert in 2008

Call from the Police regarding two people reporting themselves to be lost near the summit of Great Gable. The informant was particularly concerned for the health of this daughter, who was finding the experience extremely stressful. Initial information suggested they were not well equipped to deal with the weather conditions Read more…

Alert in 2008

Team were paged by the police following a ‘999’ call to report a missing and overdue walker. Whilst the details were being collected the missing person turned up safe and well. No further action required and incident closed at 6.33 p.m. – 1 team member involved