Great Gable – Sun 5th May 2024

A call was received from Cumbria Police via Cockermouth MRT who were originally assigned the call. A group of walkers could see lights that appeared to them to be flashing on the climbers traverse path on Great Gable and they were concerned that they were trying to summon help. A Read more…

Wasdale Head – Mon 17th Jul 2023

A call was received from Cumbria Police. One of their cars was at Wasdale Head when they noticed flashing lights from torches towards the Screes. It was unclear whether they needed assistance as they appeared to be moving. A local team member was asked to support. However, having walked for Read more…

Eskdale – Sun 27th Jun 2021

We were alerted by Cumbria police about a parascender who appeared to be in difficulties in Eskdale. Enquiries revealed that there was an organised event taking place and some participants may have been performing acrobatics. All were accounted for, safe and well, so no further action was taken.

Scafell Pike – Mon 22nd Jul 2013

The team was asked to respond to a report of shouts for help. A few team members walked up and found no evidence of anyone in distress. The hill was very busy and since nobody else had reported anything the team stood down.