St Bees Head – Tue 3rd May 2022

A call was received about a casualty with an ankle injury somewhere in the St Bees area. As the location subsequently became clear (at the promenade) the tasking became the responsibility of the Coastguard Rescue Team and the Team Leader stood the team down.

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…

Great Gable – Thu 10th Mar 2022

We were contacted by Cumbria Police regarding two walkers who had become lost descending Great Gable. The Team Leader was able to ascertain their location with Phone Find and then guide them down onto the path and then onwards to Wasdale Head.

Scafell Pike – Mon 31st Jan 2022

As the team was returning to base from the previous callout, a further call was received requesting help from two walkers who were lost on Scafell Pike. The Team Leader used Phone Find to determine their initial location, and then provided guidance to enable them to safely walk themselves down Read more…

Great Gable – Sun 14th Nov 2021

As members of the team were leaving the Great Gable summit following the Remembrance Sunday service they came across a male suffering from exhaustion and cramp. They administered some pain relief medication and gave some food and water, before walking slowly back down to Wasdale Head.