Scafell Pike

We were contacted by Police regarding a walker who was reported overdue by his wife. The man had set off to climb Scafell Pike from Boot that morning and apparently had not yet returned. We were fortunate to be able to make contact with the walker just as he came back into mobile phone signal and he Read more…

Ill Crag

Call from the police regarding a person missing at Wasdale Head.  An elderly lady had failed to turn up from her walk (Ill Crag area) .  Whilst details were being collected the missing lady turned up safe and well.  Incident closed at 8.30 p.m. with no further action required.

Scafell Pike

Group of eight Three Peakers reported long overdue on their return to their vehicles.  The Team Leader decided to wait and see if they would eventually turn up.  Weather forecast was good and they would probably make their way off safely at first light.  The missing persons turned up safe and Read more…
Following the top of Piers Gill on the way to Lingmell Col

Broad Crag

The team were called out by the police to respond to a male walker who had fallen and sustained lacerations to his head and an arm injury. He was one of a group of 8 walkers who had set off from Seathwaite at around 2am to climb Scafell Pike on Read more…

Corridor Route, Scafell Pike

Call from police.  Two seperate groups lost on Scafell Pike but now joined together (Total of 7 lost persons).  The Team Leader was able to identify their position as between Piers Ghyll and the Bad Step on the Corridor Route.  None of the casulaties had a map or compass.  They were given Read more…

Corridor Route, Scafell Pike

Team paged by the police regarding a report of shouts for help and whistles in the vicinity of the Corridor Route.  A full callout was initiated and the team searched the area around Piers Ghyll and Greta Ghyll but no persons were located and no calls for help heard.  On returning to the valley a Read more…

Black Crag, Scafell

We were alerted by Police to a man who was struck on the head and wrist by a falling rock in the Black Crag area of Scafell. The man and his party made their own way off the fell and were met at Brackenclose by a team doctor. After assesment, Read more…

Scafell Pike

We were contacted by police regarding a party that had separated on Scafell Pike. A group of 4 including a dad and his teenage daughter were climbing Scafell Pike together. The daughter and her friend decided to wait at Hollowstones whilst dad went to the summit. Unfortunately he lost the Read more…

Stand Crag, Great End

Call came in from the police to rescue a female walker who had fallen at Stand Crag on the corridor route from Scafell Pike. An air ambulance and road ambulance had also been tasked to this incident. The casualty was airlifted from the scene of the incident as the team Read more…

Scafell Pike

Call came in from the police for a party of five walkers who were overdue from their walk up Scafell Pike from Seathwaite. Whilst the Team members were gathering information for a potential search later that evening the informant called back to the police to say that they had established Read more…

Scafell Pike

Call came in from the police for a missing male and female walker who had set off for the summit of Scafell Pike early that morning.  While the Team Leader was gathering information and checking the car parks for their car, the call came in from the police that they Read more…
Nearly back, sledging to Burnthwaite

Skew Gill, Great End

The team were called out just after midnight to assist a male walker who had taken a 20ft tumble fall into Skew Gill from near the Corridor Route and sustained suspected arm and leg fractures. The casualty was given casualty care and analgesia on scene. His injured limbs were splinted Read more…

Scafell Pike

Call came in from the police for a party of walkers lost on Scafell Pike. The team leader was unable to contact the informant on their mobile phone but a call came in at 10.35 p.m. to advise that that party was safe and well and no further action was Read more…