Incidents — Langdale Ambleside MRT

Langdale – Thu 16th Aug 2018 – Callout 37 in 2018

We were called by our colleagues in Langdale Team to help support a search for a missing walker who had been out from the previous day on a trip up Scafell Pike from Langdale. Fortunately the missing walker returned safe and well in Little Langdale and we stood down before we needed to deploy.

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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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Scafell Pike – Fri 3rd Nov 2017 – Alert

The team leader took a police call after a walker was reported overdue having left Langdale Campsite the previous morning.  We alerted Langdale MRT so they were aware in case a search was required.  As the previous day had been nice and it had been a mild night it was decided to give it a …

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Upper Eskdale – Sat 21st Oct 2017 – Callout 90 in 2017

We were called by our colleagues in Langdale Team to help look for a missing walker last seen ascending Bowfell via The Band. The walker was found by a mountain leader and group on a night navigation exercise near Long Crag in Upper Eskdale. The walker was passed to us near Lingcove Bridge and after …

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Straight Gill, Lingmell – Sun 15th Oct 2017 – Callout 88 in 2017

The team was called in the early hours of Sunday for a report of a walker overdue from a trip up Scafell Pike. A search started at first light and when the walker was not found in the first few hours the effort was ramped up with search groups from Duddon and Furness, Cockermouth, Keswick, …

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Adam-a-Crag, Crinkle Crags – Mon 9th Oct 2017 – Alert

We were alerted to a small group of walkers lost on the Eskdale side of Crinkle Crags, with the location determined from the Lat and Long on their phone. Early indications suggest they were in difficult ground and combined with the very poor visibility they may require more than verbal assistance. Contact was remade and …

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Crinkle Crags – Wed 12th Jul 2017 – Callout 49 in 2017 (limited)

We were called by our colleagues in Langdale Team to help with a search around Crinkle Crags for a missing walker. As we were arriving in Green Hole it was confirmed that the missing walker had already been escorted from the fell by a DofE team and we stood down.

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Eskdale – Sun 4th Jun 2017 – Alert

We were called by Langdale Team about a walker reported overdue from a walk around Eskdale and the surrounding summits. The walker managed to make their own way off in the morning without the need for team assistance.

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Crinkle Crags – Mon 22nd May 2017 – Callout 30 in 2017 (limited)

We were called by our colleagues in Langdale Team to help locate 2 people lost on Crinkle Crags. A small team went up from Brotherikeld but in the end Langdale members found the pair and we stood down.

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Scafell Pike – Sat 5th Nov 2016 – Callout 67 in 2016

The team was called out with Duddon and Furness Mountain Rescue Team, Keswick Mountain Rescue Team and Langdale Ambleside Mountain Rescue Team to search for five missing members of a very large group on Scafell Pike. They were found just before midnight by Keswick team members near the footbridge below Styhead Tarn. Conditions were cold …

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