Callout 17 in 2009

Wasdale MRT asked by Cockermouth MRT to assist in the search for a group of lost walkers. The three females and two males, in their late 30’s/early 40’s were from Birmingham and had set off from the Blacksail Hut to climb Pillar. They became disorientated, lost their way and only Read more…

Callout 16 in 2009

Wasdale MRT were paged by the police. Two walkers reported in lost on Scafell pike. The Team leader was soon contacted by a team member who was already on Scafell Pike and who found the missing persons on the summit plateau on the main path. He walked them off the Read more…

Alert in 2009

Wasdale MRT were paged by the police to respond to a ‘999’ call from a concerned informant over a group of overdue walkers. Whilst the Deputy team leader was gathering information the overdue walkers turned up safe and well. Incident stood down at 7.17 p.m. – only one team member Read more…

Callout 13 in 2009

Wasdale MRT were asked by Langdale MRT to help search for a long overdue missing 60 year old male walker who had been walking in the Bowfell and Crinkle crags area. 15 Wasdale Team members and a SARDA dog handler searched the upper Eskdale areas and Duddon & Furness MRT Read more…

Alert in 2009

Call came in from a local couple who live in the valley on a remote farm. Their baby needed to get to Whitehaven Hospital due to a worrying medical complaint but due to the weather (heavy snow that morning) were unable to get either their car out of the valley Read more…