Alert in 2009

Call came in to the Police from walkers who were lost. Whilst the Deputy Team leader was dealing with the details the lost persons called back in to say that they no longer required MR assistance as another walker was now guiding them down, Incident closed at 1.46 p.m. with Read more…

Alert in 2009

Paged by Police following a report of overdue walkers. While the Deputy Team leader was investigating the incident the missing persons turned up safe and well within 30 minutes. Incident closed.

Callout 22 in 2009

Paged by Police to go to the rescue of a female walker, mid 50’s who had fallen above Hollowstones on the Scafell Pike path. The team was mobilised to go to her assistance. She was airlifted to Whitehaven hospital by Great north air Ambulance. Incident stood down at 3.50 p.m.

Alert in 2009

An Informant rang to say they had lost a member of their party on Scafell Pike. Deputy Team Leader could not contact the informant. Eventually the informant rang back to say that he had found the missing person and that no further help was required.

Alert in 2009

A group of 3 people reported themselves lost on Scafell Pike. The Deputy Team Leader established their location over the telephone (top of Lingmell Gill, near Lingmell Scars) and gave guidance to get them to reach the nearest path.

Alert in 2009

Two walkers in their early 20s (male and female) found themselves lost in a deep gulley whilst descending from Scafell Pike. A telephone call from the Team Leader established that they were well down Piers Gill above the first waterfall step. He gave them directions to get themselves out of Read more…

Alert in 2009

The team were paged following a report of a group of overdue walkers (adults and children) who had set off from Brotherikeld to climb Scafell via Foxes tarn. The team waited until later that evening when the group called to say they were down safe and well. Incident closed around Read more…

Callout 21 in 2009

The team were called out to a fallen rider in the Wilton area. The male rider was competing in the Spring Charity ride when he fell off on the course towards Uldale farm, from Wilton. A local man managed to drive his landrover close to the scene and brought the Read more…

Alert in 2009

Cumbria Police paged the team following a ‘999’ call regarding an overdue walker. The Deputy team leader investigated and waited to see if the person would turn up. The overdue walker turned up safe and well at 9.13 p.m. and the incident was closed with no further action necessary.

Alert in 2009

‘999’ call came in and the Police paged the team regarding a rescue on Scafell Pike. The Team leader gathered more information and due to circumstances handed the incident over to the Keswick MRT. No action necessary by the team. Wasdale alert stood down at 9.00 p.m.