Scafell – Thu 2nd Jul 2020

Two walkers reported themselves lost to Cumbria Police in the Quagrigg Moss Area near Scafell. By using the PhoneFind function, the Team Leader was able to locate them quickly and then contact them by mobile, they were directed to walk towards Oliver Gill and then onto Burnmoor Tarn. A team Read more…

Scafell – Sat 27th Jun 2020

Two walkers reported themselves to Cumbria Police as being lost in poor visibility near the summit of Sca Fell. By using the PhoneFind function, the Team Leader was able to locate them quickly and then contact them by mobile. After initially directing them to safer ground, team members were deployed Read more…

Kern Knotts, Great Gable – Mon 15th Jun 2020

Three walkers reported themselves to Cumbria Police as being stuck on steep, loose scree, having missed the descent path of Great Gable. The team was able to locate the three and safely assist them off the difficult ground with the aid of ropes and then escorted them back to Wasdale.

Wastwater – Thu 25th Jul 2019

We were contacted by Cumbria Police after shouts for help reported by an anonymous caller from the lakeshore. 2 kayakers were on dry land on the far side of the lake, one had been seen to be in the water. Neither had a buoyancy aid. The team responded along with Read more…

Scafell Pike – Thu 8th Mar 2018

The team was alerted after a walker was reported overdue by his wife. The police also contacted the Wasdale Head pub and as a member of staff located his car, the gentleman arrived back.  His mobile had gone flat so he had been unable to make contact with home.

Whitehaven – Wed 4th Jan 2017

We were called by Police to assist with the search for a missing person in Whitehaven where we joined with colleagues from the Police, Whitehaven Coastguard Team and the S-92 Helicopter from Prestwick. Fortunately the missing person was found safe & well some distance away and we stood down.

Whitehaven – Fri 9th Jan 2015

The Team was called out by Cumbria Police on the morning of the 9th of January to assist in the search for a missing local man. The team searched the steep ground area of Castle Park in Whitehaven. Nothing was found and the Police continued with their enquiries.

Whitehaven – Fri 25th Jan 2013

The team was called by North West Ambulance Service to assist them at West Cumberland Hospital due to heavy snow.The team mobilised two Landrovers and transferred patients to and from the hospital. We also assisted Cumbria Police with a number of stuck cars. Excellent agency working with NWAS, WCH and Read more…