Black Sail Pass

The alarm was raised at Blacksail Youth Hostel by a walker who could hear shouts for help in the Blacksail Pass area. As this is on the boundary between Wasdale and Cockermouth teams both attended. On arrival at the pass it was apparent there were no longer shouts for help Read more…

Eskdale?

Two sons in their early 20’s were reported overdue by their mother who was in Ambleside. The information provided suggested that the two sons had gone to walk up Scafell Pike starting from near Wha House farm in Eskdale and had phoned around 8.00 p.m. to say they were at Read more…

Scafell Pike

‘999’ call went into Cumbria Police for a group of missing persons. Whilst the Team Leader was gathering information the missing persons turned up safe and well – incident closed very quickly at 12.46 p.m. – weather condition in the valley extremely poor with cloud down to 500 feet and Read more…

Scafell Pike

A father and son became separated during a descent from Scafell Pike summit. Despite a prolonged effort the father was unable to find his son in the area last seen and was forced to return to Langdale where he raised the alarm. Wasdale team had initiated a check of the Read more…

Scafell Pike

Report from police – missing male.  mid-late 40’s on 3 peaks challenge, failed to turn up at Seathwaite having set off at 3.50am. Informant Organiser at Seathwaite said that the missing person got split up from the rest of the party on the return from the summit because he was slower than them. Read more…

Wasdale

Call came in to the team leader directly from a local guest house about a 52 year old who had got split up from the rest of his party. The party had got back down from the mountain at 7.30pm. but the man was still overdue. As they were discussing Read more…

Slight Side, Scafell

A man reported himself lost in thick mist on the ridge between Scafell Summit and Slight Side. A team leader provided directions over the phone and the man was able to make his own way off the mountain without the need for a call out. Incident closed 20:30

Scafell Pike?

Team alerted by Cumbria Police to respond to a ‘999’ call from an informant over a walker who had become long overdue. The Team leader gathered details but waited before mobilizing the team. The overdue walker turned up safe and well at 9.10 p.m. and the incident was stood down Read more…

Scafell Pike

Call from the police for missing persons on Scafell Pike – Team Leader decided to wait until the morning (9.00 a.m.) to review the situation as it is normal for walkers to make it out under their own steam from first light.