Kirkfell – Fri 17th Jun 2022

We were called last Friday evening to assist our friends at Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team to someone who had taken a nasty tumble fall on Kirk Fell. Fortunately by the time we arrived the cloud had lifted enough for Maritime and Coastguard Agency Rescue 199 helicopter to access the scene Read more…

Ennerdale – Thu 14th Oct 2021

We were alerted by Cumbria Police about a lone walker needing help to navigate down from the summit of Red Pike. The Team Leader made some enquiries, after which it was established that he was located on the Ennerdale Red Pike, not the Wasdale one! The callout was then handed 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.

Great Gable – Sun 2nd Jun 2019

We were called by Police about a walker reporting himself lost and exhausted after returning from a walk up Scafell Pike. Location information from his phone call suggested the walker was just below Gable Crag and in Cockermouth Team’s area so the incident was passed on to them.

Scoat Fell – Fri 25th Jan 2019

We were called by Police about a group of walkers, one of whom had become incapacitated due to severe leg cramps and could no longer walk. It was originally difficult to phone the group back to determine a precise position so a search was started. In view of the location Read more…

Great Gable – Sun 11th Nov 2018

Whilst attending the Remembrance Event on Great Gable we were alerted to a walker who had become exhausted / collapsed on the summit. With help from a passing GP and the walkers companions they were fed and re-warmed inside a bivvy tent and then walked down to Wasdale by Team Read more…

Greendale, Wasdale – Thu 14th Jun 2018

Team called early morning about a walker reported overdue from a long trip round the ridges of Yewbarrow, Red Pike, Scoat Fell, Haycock and Seatallen. With so much ground to cover our colleagues from Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team and Duddon and Furness Mountain Rescue Team also joined the search along Read more…