Cumbria – Mon 1st Jan 2024

A very sad start to the New Year. We were asked to support Penrith MRT for a large scale search in the North Pennines, along with many other Lakes MRT teams and other agencies. Two land search teams and the drone team were deployed to assist. Our thoughts and sincere Read more…

Sty Head – Sun 30th Jul 2023

A call was received from Cumbria Police. A concerned relative had reported 2 walkers that were overdue with a last known location around Sty Head. Due to the location, the Keswick MRT Team Leader was alerted in case there was a need for their support. However, as information was being Read more…

Sty Head – Sat 15th Jul 2023

Our 100th alert for the year from a calling authority was received from Cumbria Police on Saturday evening. A walker was suffering from the cold and wet conditions and was reported to be taking shelter in what sounded very much like the Keswick MR stretcher box at Styhead. As such, Read more…

Seathwaite – Sat 3rd Jun 2023

The team received a call yesterday evening about a walker who had slipped and injured her ankle and back whilst descending Scafell Pike towards Seathwaite. As information became available it was confirmed that the location of the walker was outside of our area in Ruddy Gill and therefore in Keswick Read more…

Scafell Pike – Sat 22nd Oct 2022

The Team Leader was notified by Cumbria Police about a walker who was overdue from their walk on Scafell Pike. The walker had started their route from Seathwaite so contact was made with Keswick MRT as a joint search may have been needed. However, as those discussions were starting the Read more…