Eskdale – Sun 4th Feb 2024

An alert was received yesterday from Cumbria Police about walkers who were unaware of their location and were cold and wet. The location from the initial call put them on the path in Upper Eskdale and a further one a few minutes later confirmed that they were heading in the Read more…

Wasdale Head – Sun 28th Jan 2024

A brief alert last Sunday evening. Four walkers and two dogs were reported overdue from a walk up Great Gable from Seathwaite. Information was being gathered by the Team Leader when a Phonefind struck lucky and got a grid reference….. in the pub. The walkers had taken a wrong turn Read more…

Scafell – Sun 26th Nov 2023

A call was received yesterday evening from Cumbria Police. A walker had posted on his social media that he was lost on Scafell. A concerned family member had seen this, then contacted the police who in turn asked for our help. However, happily, shortly afterwards it was confirmed that the Read more…

Great Gable – Sun 12th Nov 2023

A very brief alert when a request from Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was received following an ankle injury to a walker on Green Gable which they were dealing with. This was shortly after the Remembrance Day service, so there were team members already on the fell. However, after checking numbers Read more…

Esk Pike – Wed 1st Nov 2023

We were called by Cumbria Police about a group of three walkers who were benighted in the far reaches of our area. As the party were intending to descend to Langdale and also as Langdale Ambleside MRT have the quicker journey to this destination from their side the job was Read more…

Scafell Pike – Sun 8th Oct 2023

A call was received from Cumbria Police about two walkers who were overdue from a walk up Scafell Pike. A family member was concerned for their safety. The Team Leader started to gather information and put the team on standby, however, shortly afterwards the good news was received that the Read more…

Scafell – Fri 29th Sep 2023

A call was received from Cumbria Police about two walkers who had lost their intended route down to Eskdale and were seeking assistance. Using a combination of Phonefind, text messaging and phone calls the walkers were directed down to Wasdale valley which was the quickest and safest option before the Read more…

Scoat Fell – Sat 2nd Sep 2023

We were called by Cumbria Police about a walker on Little Scoat Fell who had fallen ill. The Team Leader quickly liaised with our neighbours at Cockermouth MRT as the access/egress route is a quicker option from their side. They kindly agreed and took care of the callout from that Read more…