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.

Wastwater – Thu 17th Sep 2020

The team leader was alerted by the police about a 79 year old male who had separated from his walking party by Wastwater lake. Because of the age of the gentleman and the concerns from his family and friends, a team member who lives in Wasdale valley was tasked to Read more…

, – Mon 14th Sep 2020

The team were called by a friend of 4 males who had set off to walk up Scafell Pike at 11.30am and not returned. None of the 4 phonefinds sent were successful and it was not possible to speak to the informant by phone. A team member tried to find Read more…