Wilton – Fri 1st Jan 2021

The team leader was notified by the ambulance service of an ambulance stuck on ice in Wilton. The crew were unable to drive up hill. A 4×4 vehicle was dispatched with two team members to drive the paramedics to the property. Two more team members were instructed to wait at Read more…

Burnmoor Tarn – Sat 19th Dec 2020

2 walkers reported themselves lost descending Scafell Pike, they were well equipped and had head torches. A small team, together with Jess the search dog were mobilised to find them. One of the lost walkers had taken a photo from their location. Their father sent the team leader the photo Read more…

Lingmell Beck – Fri 18th Dec 2020

2 walkers called for help after becoming stuck by Lingmell beck crossing in the dark, frightened by the noise and look of the water. The team were mobilised in case the water was too dangerous to cross. Swift-water kit was taken as a precaution but not needed. Two team members Read more…

Upper Eskdale – Sun 8th Nov 2020

2 walkers called police to say they were lost after nightfall. They had walked up Scafell Pike from Wasdale Head. Phonefind put them above Cam Spout Crag in Eskdale. GR NY 213055. As they had very limited battery life on their phone, and no torches, the team leader decided against Read more…

Kirkfell – Sat 3rd Oct 2020

Whilst still returning from the previous incident the team were called by Cumbria Police who had received a 999 call from a party of 4 walkers lost in cloud on Kirk Fell. The coordinates from their phone put them very close to the summit of Kirk Fell. Once again no Read more…

Middle Fell – Mon 14th Sep 2020

We were called by police about a lady who was suffering with a Meniere’s Disease episode and was unable to walk any further. The team, together with help from Duddon and Furness team, stretchered the lady off the hill as gently as possible. Thanks again to Duddon and Furness team.