Incidents — Alert

Scafell Pike – Sat 17th Aug 2019 – Alert

As we were dealing with Incident 56 an alert came in from CUMPOL regarding 2 overdue “3 Peaks” walkers, missing from a party of 11. With hundreds of “3 Peaks” parties on the hill to potentially meet up with, we restricted our response to information gathering and continued with our main task. Fortunately, the 2 …

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Great Gable – Mon 12th Aug 2019 – Alert

We were called by Police about a party of 2 who’d split up with one continuing to the top of a fell (believed to be Great Gable) and the other waiting. For some reason they did not re unite on the fell and one of the walkers reported their companion missing. They were given more …

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Scafell – Sat 10th Aug 2019 – Alert

Weather : Low Cloud, Wind & Rain

We were called by Police about 2 walkers reporting having problems finding the route down off Scafell summit. Their position was determined using PhoneFind. A team member was already on the fell on Scafell Pike summit and went across to Scafell where they found the 2 walkers then …

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Scafell Pike – Thu 8th Aug 2019 – Alert

We were called by Police about a group of 5 walkers who were reported overdue from a trip up Scafell Pike. They were given more time to make their way off which they managed to do and we stood down.

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Scafell – Thu 8th Aug 2019 – Alert

We were contacted by Cumbria Police after 2 walkers were reported overdue. As the team leader was trying to make contact with the missing people, the informant contacted the police to say the overdue walkers has reported in to say they were safe and well having spent the night on the hill. Once the walkers …

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Scafell Pike – Mon 5th Aug 2019 – Alert

We were called by Police about 2 walkers reported overdue from a trip up Scafell Pike. Whilst we were gathering details we got a phone call to say they were down, safe & well in the Woolpack in Eskdale, so we stood down.

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Scafell Pike – Wed 31st Jul 2019 – Alert

The team was called by Police in the early hours about a walker reported overdue from a trip up Scafell Pike. The Police made a number of further enquiries by phone and also sent a patrol up the valley to see if the missing person’s car could be found. In the end they were found …

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Scafell Pike – Tue 30th Jul 2019 – Alert

The team was contacted after two members of a walking party hadn’t returned from a walk up Scafell Pike.  Just as the team leader was about to make contact to gather further information the informant re-contacted to police to say the rest of the party has turned up.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-tue-30th-jul-2019/

Foxes Tarn, Scafell – Sun 28th Jul 2019 – Alert

We were called by police late last night about a wild camper who had not made contact with his girlfriend as expected. He had intending to camp in the Foxes tarn, Scafell area and walk out today, Monday,  having a swim in Wastwater on the way. After a discussion with the police and his girlfriend, …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 27th Jul 2019 – Alert

We were called by Police about 4 younger walkers who were reported overdue from a trip up Scafell Pike. Whilst enquiries were being made they phoned in to say they were making their own way back to Wasdale Head in a taxi and we stood down.

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