Eskdale Valley

Police were contacted by a party of young people who reported they were now stuck in the Eskdale valley due to nightfall.  An initial search of nearby paths was mounted to locate the party who were eventually found at a nearby pub. We would appeal to anyone who reports themselves in trouble Read more…

Scafell Pike

As the team were returning to the base in Gosforth, a fourth incident came in. Two walkers who left Seathwaite to climb Scafell Pike but became separated from their friends somewhere on the top. The incident was discussed with Keswick MRT and no action was taken pending at that time. Read more…
Great Gable

Great Gable

After a quiet start to the year normal service was resumed for the Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team when we were called to three separate incidents this afternoon.  The first incident involved a male walker who slipped while descending from Great Gable and suffered face and throat injuries.  The casualty was Read more…

Scafell Pike

Team called following a report of a male walker in his 70’s who along with his two sons were overdue from their walk on Scafell Pike. The man suffered from a medical condition. He turned up safe and well at 6.15 p.m.

Styhead Path

Full team callout for a female walker in a party of five who were descending back down to Wasdale Head from Styhead when she sustained a severe gash to the leg. She was given casualty care on scene and helped back down to the valley bottom where she was driven Read more…

Mosedale

Call from the Police on Airwaves as team had been on helicopter practice in the valley. Male walker reported missing by his wife. They had been walking in Mosedale from Wasdale Head and became separated at the ‘Y’ Boulder. He turned up safe and well an hour later. No further Read more…

Styhead

The team received a call from Ambulance Control (Preston) to advise that they had received a call from a walker with a head injury on Styhead. A telephone call from the Team Leader to the police established that Keswick MRT were already dealing with an incident on Styhead which when Read more…

Lingmell Col

The team were called to assist a walker with a knee injury at Lingmell Col. The Air Ambulance landed and picked up the casualty before the team reached him. Fourteen team members were on the fell with five others at base. The casualty was one of a group of six. Read more…

Scafell Pike

Call from Workington Police regarding a report of a missing walker on Scafell Pike. They turned up whilst the team leader was making further enquiries. The two male walkers separated whilst ascending Scafell Pike. One continued to the summit whilst the other descended. Whilst the team leader was making further Read more…