Incidents — Alert

Scafell – Fri 22nd Feb 2019 – Alert

The team received a call this evening to reports of flashing lights in the Scafell area.  The team were put on standby; however after talking to the informant and a team member investigating from the valley floor it is believed to be a false alarm with good intent.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/fri-22nd-feb-2019/

Scafell Pike – Mon 7th Jan 2019 – Alert

We were called by Police about reports of a group of walkers overdue from Scafell Pike and possible sightings of flashing lights observed at Seathwaite in Borrowdale. As the lights were more likely to be on the Borrowdale side our colleagues in Keswick Team kindly agreed to take on the incident and the walkers returned …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-sun-7th-jan-2018/

Blea Tarn, Eskdale – Tue 4th Dec 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about concerns arising from 2 dogs seen and heard persistently barking in an area of ground below Blea Tarn, overlooking Boot in Eskdale. Three team members went to investigate but were not able to find the dogs or any persons or belongings associated with them and with no reports of …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/blea-tarn-eskdale-tue-4th-dec-2018/

High Scarth Crag, Eskdale – Wed 21st Nov 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about a group of walkers reporting themselves lost whilst descending Scafell. Using phone find their location was established as High Scarth Crag on the side of Scafell. The team leader then provided directions by phone and they made their own way to the road in Eskdale.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/high-scarth-crag-eskdale-wed-21st-nov-2018/

Scafell Pike – Sun 4th Nov 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about a group of 10 people  reporting themselves lost whilst descending Scafell Pike due to loosing signal on their phone, which they were using for navigation. They were located using PhoneFind and then the Team Leader provided directions over the phone for them to make their own way off the …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-sun-4th-nov-2018/

Scafell Pike – Sat 20th Oct 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about a group of 3 walkers who’d reported themselves lost whilst descending Scafell Pike. Using PhoneFind their position was established as being near Broad Crag Tarn. The team leader then provided directions over the phone and they made their own way off the mountain.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-sat-20th-oct-2018/

Scafell Pike – Tue 11th Sep 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about a walker reported overdue from a walk up Scafell Pike. Fortunately the walker returned, safe & well within an hour of being reported and we stood down.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-tue-11th-sep-2018/

Burnmoor Tarn – Sat 1st Sep 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about a walker reported overdue from a walk towards Burnmoor Tarn (and presumably onto Scafell) from Boot. They ended up making their own way off the fell, the walk talking a bit longer than originally anticipated.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/burnmoor-tarn-sat-1st-sep-2018/

Looking Stead – Fri 31st Aug 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about a walker suffering from a Migraine attack and struggling to make their way off the fell. In the end they made their own way off without team assistance.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/looking-stead-fri-31st-aug-2018/

Scafell Pike – Fri 31st Aug 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about 2 walkers reported overdue from a walk up Scafell Pike. They turned up safe and well soon after the initial report and we stood down.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-fri-31st-aug-2018/