Great Gable – Sun 5th May 2024

A call was received from Cumbria Police via Cockermouth MRT who were originally assigned the call. A group of walkers could see lights that appeared to them to be flashing on the climbers traverse path on Great Gable and they were concerned that they were trying to summon help. A Read more…

Scafell Pike – Thu 25th Apr 2024

A call was received from Cumbria Police about a walker overdue from a walk up Scafell Pike. Two walkers had become separated and one had not returned to their car. However, very limited information was available due to lack of phone battery from the informant. Also the overdue walker was Read more…

Broad Crag – Tue 23rd Apr 2024

A call was received from Cumbria Police about a walker who had fallen awkwardly in the boulder field near Broad Crag summit. He had suffered painful facial injuries. A full callout was made and extra support for a long and difficult stretcher carry was requested and received from Duddon and Read more…

Great Gable – Fri 19th Apr 2024

An alert was received from Cumbria Police about two walkers who were stuck on steep ground after previously ascending Great Gable. However on further investigation of the exact location via a successful Phone find it was established that they were on Base Brown. As this is well into Keswick MRT’s Read more…

Sty Head – Sat 23rd Mar 2024

The team was called by Cumbria Police about a walker somewhere on Scafell Pike who was unable to walk to due to cramps in his legs. Due to poor mobile signal, further information was not available for some time. A full callout was made with the possibility of a search Read more…

Scafell – Fri 1st Mar 2024

In the first of 4 calls from Cumbria Police in quick succession on Friday evening, two walkers reported themselves lost, very cold, wet and concerned for their safety. Their intended route was to Scafell Pike but a Phonefind located them on the flanks of Scafell just above Rakehead Crag. With Read more…