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 – Wed 25th Nov 2020

A party of three reported themselves to Cumbria Police that they were lost whilst out walking in the Upper Eskdale area. Cumbria Police immediately passed this onto the Duty Team Leader who the investigated this incident further. Whilst the Team Leader was carrying out his initial investigation the party of 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…

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…