Muncaster Fell – Mon 2nd Nov 2020

An off-duty policeman reported seeing a flashing light on Muncaster Fell, maybe 1 – 2km from the A595. A team member drove around the area looking for lights or parked cars in likely locations. Nothing was found and no-one had been reported missing.

Cumbria – Mon 2nd Nov 2020

The North West Ambulance service (NWAS) requested support from the whole of the Lake District Mountain Rescue Organisation, as for a while, they were inundated with requests for assistance and a large number of people were awaiting help. In the event we were not needed, but we would have been Read more…

Ennerdale – Mon 19th Oct 2020

The team were called by police for a couple who reported themselves lost having come down from Scafell Pike the wrong way. They had intended to go to Seathwaite, Borrowdale. Eastings and Northings from the 999 call put them in Ennerdale so the incident was transferred to Cockermouth team.

Eskdale – Sat 10th Oct 2020

The team were called about a walker who had failed to rendezvous with his friend at a car park in Eskdale, having split up an hour earlier on the way down from Scafell. The friend turned up before any action was taken.

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…

Wastwater – Thu 17th Sep 2020

The team leader was alerted by the police about a 79 year old male who had separated from his walking party by Wastwater lake. Because of the age of the gentleman and the concerns from his family and friends, a team member who lives in Wasdale valley was tasked to Read more…

, – Mon 14th Sep 2020

The team were called by a friend of 4 males who had set off to walk up Scafell Pike at 11.30am and not returned. None of the 4 phonefinds sent were successful and it was not possible to speak to the informant by phone. A team member tried to find 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.