Incidents — Keswick MRT

Seathwaite Fell, Seathwaite – Sat 29th Jun 2019 – Alert

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We were called by Police about a group of walkers who reported they were struggling to make progress descending Seathwaite Fell. As this was on Keswick Team’s patch we passed the incident over but continued to provide support.

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Esk Hause – Thu 30th May 2019 – Alert

We were called by Police about a walker who’d torn their quad muscle and could no longer walk. Due to their position and intended location the call was passed to Keswick MRT to deal with.

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Scafell Pike – Mon 7th Jan 2019 – Alert

We were called by Police about reports of a group of walkers overdue from Scafell Pike and possible sightings of flashing lights observed at Seathwaite in Borrowdale. As the lights were more likely to be on the Borrowdale side our colleagues in Keswick Team kindly agreed to take on the incident and the walkers returned …

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Great Gable – Sun 11th Nov 2018 – Callout 63 in 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 members.

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Great Gable – Thu 30th Aug 2018 – Alert

We were alerted by Cockermouth MRT to an elderly gentleman missing on Great Gable.  They managed to make contact with him and found he was able to see buildings. We sent a vehicle to Wasdale Head and Keswick sent a vehicle to Seathwaite who then flashed their blue lights which he could see.  Cockermouth passed …

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Great Gable – Thu 23rd Aug 2018 – Callout 40 in 2018

We were called by Police about two walkers reported overdue from a trip up Great Gable. With their route starting at Seathwaite and ending at Honister we handed the incident over to our colleagues in Keswick team but continued to support with a search of the Wasdale side of Great Gable. The two walkers were …

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Central Fells – Tue 1st May 2018 – Callout 19 in 2018

We were called by our colleagues in Keswick and Cockermouth Teams to support a search for a missing fell runner who was attempting around 1/2 the Bob Graham Round route and was last seen in the Scoat Fell Area. Despite a massive search involving all 3 teams the missing runner was not found during Tuesday …

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Great End – Sat 24th Mar 2018 – Callout 10 in 2018 (limited)

We were called by Police about 3 walkers who were reporting themselves benighted on the summit of Scafell Pike. It was initially difficult to contact the group but once a Sarloc trace was obtained it was determined they were actually on Great End rather than Scafell Pike and we passed the incident on to our …

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Skew Gill, Great End – Sat 3rd Feb 2018 – Callout 3 in 2018

We were called by Police about 2 walkers reported overdue from a walk on Scafell Pike. Using the ‘find my iPhone’ function it was determined they were likely to be somewhere near the Corridor Route. Search teams were deployed from Wasdale & Keswick Teams along with a Coastguard Helicopter from Prestwick. The missing walkers were …

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Upper Eskdale – Sun 14th Jan 2018 – Callout 2 in 2018

The team spent 3 days searching for a missing walker on Scafell Pike. The walker was initially reported overdue from a walk on Scafell Pike on Sunday 14th January at 19:00. Team members who had already been to an injured walker near the summit searched in foul conditions but without success. Assistance was requested from …

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