Scafell Pike – Sat 7th Oct 2017

As we were walking off from the second incident we were called again by Police about 2 walkers who had also separated from their group and become lost somewhere between Scafell Pike Summit and Great End. It was initially difficult to re-contact them but eventually with help from SARLOC they Read more…

Lingmell Beck – Sat 7th Oct 2017

We were called by Police about a walker who was reported to have slipped and injured their arm somewhere near the crossing on Lingmell Gill. We went to the location indicated and also checked adjacent paths and the Wasdale Head Inn but could not find any trace of the casualty Read more…

Scafell – Thu 5th Oct 2017

We were called by Police about reports of a walker who had collapsed and was no longer breathing on the summit of Scafell. We responded with a full callout and Great North Air Ambulance and the coastguard helicopter from Prestwick were also dispatched. The coastguard helicopter arrived on scene first Read more…

Scafell Pike – Sat 30th Sep 2017

We were called by Police about 2 walkers who phoned the Woolpack Inn to say they were lost whilst walking on either Scafell Pike or Scafell. They phoned in around an hour later to say they’d met other walkers and no longer needed any assistance.

Millom – Sat 30th Sep 2017

We were called by our colleagues in Duddon Team to support them and a wider Lake District MR response to flooding in Millom. A ‘Cloud Burst’ had travelled through the town and a number of properties were flooded. In view of the possible size of the incident the regional incident Read more…

Scafell Pike – Sun 24th Sep 2017

We were called by Police about a group of 4 walkers reporting themselves lost whilst descending Scafell Pike, probably in Eskdale. Given the good over night weather and lack of precise position it was decided to leave them until the morning and see if they made their own way out, Read more…

Scafell Pike – Sat 23rd Sep 2017

We were called by Police about 2 walkers reporting themselves lost whilst descending Scafell Pike. Given the number of incidents being dealt with this was passed to our colleagues in Duddon & Furness Team, but Wasdale members on the other job continued to look for both parties. Despite the best Read more…

Eskdale – Sat 23rd Sep 2017

We were called by NWAS about a walker who was reported to be unresponsive on the stepping stones at St Catherine’s Church in Boot, Eskdale. Unfortunately, despite the best efforts of Paramedics on scene he did not survive and are thoughts are with his family.