Scafell Pike – Sat 13th Apr 2024

Later a separate call was received from friends of the second group in a similar position but with two of their group overdue. It was established that there was now a party of three walkers who were believed to be together but now significantly overdue. After giving some time for Read more…

Scafell Pike – Sat 13th Apr 2024

In two inter-twined callouts we were tasked by NWAS to rescue overdue walkers from two groups. In the first callout a single walker was reported overdue. He had joined another two walkers from a different group on the descent. The rest of the group had returned successfully to Brackenclose. As Read more…

Upper Eskdale – Mon 22nd Jan 2024

On Monday evening, as the team were arriving for weekly training, an alert from Cumbria Police was received. Two walkers attempting to climb Scafell Pike had strayed into Upper Eskdale and reported themselves lost, cold and in need of help. Fortunately the police call was able to establish coordinates. Unfortunately Read more…

Cumbria – Sat 2nd Dec 2023

The team supported the multi-agency response to the recent snow event in Cumbria. Three 4×4 vehicles were tasked to RV at Grizebeck and assist Cumbria Police to search abandoned vehicles. After a long night in difficult conditions all team members returned safely back to base.

Upper Eskdale – Sun 13th Aug 2023

In the second call of the evening, two walkers were seeking assistance having got lost trying to return to Borrowdale after an ascent of Scafell Pike. Mobile signal was very borderline and all attempts of further conversation proved impossible. However, fortunately they were able to give Cumbria Police their ‘Lat/Long’ Read more…

Scafell – Sat 22nd Jul 2023

A call was received from Cumbria Police about two inexperienced walkers who had been separated from their larger walking group. Due to the conditions and because they were not moving they were becoming increasingly cold. A Phonefind location was obtained and the Team Leader gave advice to descend in the Read more…