Lingmell – Fri 15th Apr 2022

The Team Leader was alerted by Cumbria Police regarding a concerned camper who had seen lights on Lingmell and was worried that they needed assistance. Following initial enquiries a second Team Member was asked to go to Brackenclose to investigate further following which the team was stood down. A false 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.

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…

Scafell – Sat 25th Sep 2004

Whitehaven Police paged the Team to respond to a report of lights seen on Scafell. The lights had remained static for around an hour. A limited callout was undertaken to investigate the lights and when a small group of six team members had eventually gathered at Gosforth the decision was Read more…

Scafell – Sun 11th Apr 2004

Call received from Workington Police concerning a party of “3 Peakers” who had just come down off Scafell Pike and had heard shouts for help coming from the Rake End area of Scafell. They were all convinced the shouts were human although they hadn’t established any form of communication (no Read more…