Scafell Pike – Tue 15th Jun 2021

We were alerted by Cumbria police about 2 walkers who had reported themselves lost, possibly on the descent from Scafell Pike but this was not certain from the information they had given to the police. It was not possible to speak to them either by phone or text and the Read more…

Scafell Pike – Sat 12th Jun 2021

We were alerted by Cumbria police about a man who had failed to return from his walk on Scafell Pike, having split up from the rest of his party. While the Team Leader was gathering information, the man turned up safe and well at the car park.

Scafell Pike – Thu 29th Apr 2021

The team leader was alerted by the police of two people lost in a sudden snow squall when descending Scafell Pike. After eventually speaking to one of the couple the weather had cleared and they were instructed to stay on the footpath back to Brackenclose.

Upper Eskdale – Wed 25th Nov 2020

A party of three reported themselves to Cumbria Police that they were lost whilst out walking in the Upper Eskdale area. Cumbria Police immediately passed this onto the Duty Team Leader who the investigated this incident further. Whilst the Team Leader was carrying out his initial investigation the party of Read more…

Muncaster Fell – Mon 2nd Nov 2020

An off-duty policeman reported seeing a flashing light on Muncaster Fell, maybe 1 – 2km from the A595. A team member drove around the area looking for lights or parked cars in likely locations. Nothing was found and no-one had been reported missing.

Cumbria – Mon 2nd Nov 2020

The North West Ambulance service (NWAS) requested support from the whole of the Lake District Mountain Rescue Organisation, as for a while, they were inundated with requests for assistance and a large number of people were awaiting help. In the event we were not needed, but we would have been Read more…

Ennerdale – Mon 19th Oct 2020

The team were called by police for a couple who reported themselves lost having come down from Scafell Pike the wrong way. They had intended to go to Seathwaite, Borrowdale. Eastings and Northings from the 999 call put them in Ennerdale so the incident was transferred to Cockermouth team.

Eskdale – Sat 10th Oct 2020

The team were called about a walker who had failed to rendezvous with his friend at a car park in Eskdale, having split up an hour earlier on the way down from Scafell. The friend turned up before any action was taken.