Eskdale – Sat 27th Nov 2021

A call was received by the police about a group of 10 who had reportedly gone up Scafell or Scafell Pike and not been heard of after 13.00 hours. The original larger group had got split up the evening before, some ending up at Ambleside MRT base because of the Read more…

Dunnerdale – Tue 5th Oct 2021

The following day the areas were extended and searched by a number of Lake District MR teams. Wasdale team were tasked to search two areas close to to Turner Hall Farm in Dunnerdale. Shortly after completing the first area, the good news was received that the missing person had been Read more…

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…

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…

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…

Esk Buttress

Call came in from Cumbria Police regarding two rock climbers who had failed to return at 6.30 p.m.  They had been climbing on Esk Buttress.  The team Leader waited until 10.35 before doing a full callout.  As seems to regularly happen, once the full team had been called out the 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…