Bowfell – Thu 12th Sep 2013

A lady walker reported to be lost somewhere on the Crinkle Crags – Bowfell – Esk Pike ridge which forms the boundary between Wasdale and Langdale MR areas. Langdale team took the lead and later on she managed to speak to the team leader who confirmed she no longer needed Read more…

Crinkle Crags – Sun 20th Jan 2013

The team was called out to assist Langdale Ambleside MRT and Duddon and Furness MRT search for a walker missing after walking on Crinkle Crags. Whilst we were travelling from the Scafell Pike job the missing man was found by Duddon and Furness having walked out to Eskdale.

Upper Eskdale

Call came in from Langdale team to search the upper Eskdale for a missing 63 yr old walker last seen on the summit of Bowfell heading for Crinkle Crags. 11 team members attended. He was eventually found by a member of the Langdale team in the upper Esk in the Read more…

Upper Eskdale

The team were called out to assist Langdale Ambleside MRT searching for a male walker lost on Crinkle Crags. After a long night the search was called off without finding the missing person. He turned up in Borrowdale the following morning before the search recommenced. Read more here.

2010 incident 14

Mobile call from a female walker from Derbyshire who had lost the path in low cloud her walk around the area of Great End / Broad Crag. She had ascended via Grains Gill, Seathwaite. The incident was passed onto the Keswick MRT but following a request for support, Wasdale MRT Read more…

Callout 91 in 2009

A WMRT / SARDA dog handler was asked to assist Keswick MRT with a search for a lost group of 9 on Allen Crags after Langdale Ambleside MRT had searched for the group near Esk Hause with no success. Wasdale MRT base was manned to support the dog handler and Read more…

Callout 87 in 2009

Callout for a missing group of 5 walkers in Upper Eskdale who had been walking on Crinkle Crags. The request for support came in from Langdale MRT. Weather conditions were poor with heavy rain and high winds forecasted. The team were mobilised and the 3 members of the missing group Read more…

Callout 50 in 2009

Called out assist Keswick and Langdale MRTs to search for a DoE group walking from Wasdale to Langdale via Sprinkling Tarn. The group were located safe and well by a SARDA Lakes search dog from Keswick MRT in upper Eskdale below Esk Hause in the early afternoon. 15 Wasdale team Read more…

Callout 49 in 2009

The police received a ‘999’ call from a mobile phone from a Chinese male and female walker who were lost on Scafell Pike with an injured knee. They had ascended Scafell Pike from Langdale earlier that day, leaving at 11:00 hrs When the Deputy Team Leader was talking to them Read more…

Callout 44 in 2009

Full callout for a female competitor who was in the Saunders Marathon. She had a torn calf muscle and was in Moasdale and the checkpoint near Black Crag under Crinkle crags. The call had come in from Langdale MRT. She was given casualty care and evacuated off the mountain.

Callout 13 in 2009

Wasdale MRT were asked by Langdale MRT to help search for a long overdue missing 60 year old male walker who had been walking in the Bowfell and Crinkle crags area. 15 Wasdale Team members and a SARDA dog handler searched the upper Eskdale areas and Duddon & Furness MRT Read more…

Alert in 2009

The team was paged by Cumbria Police to rescue a couple who were stranded on the road pass between Eskdale and Langdale. The Team Leader spoke to the couple on their mobile. They had been stranded in their car overnight with snow and ice on the road. Similar situations have Read more…

Callout 53 in 2008

Two groups of 4 and 5 people, both part of the same party doing the Three Peaks Challenge, were reported overdue between the summit of Scafell Pike and Langdale. The missing groups had called in on their mobile to say they were on the summit at 6.30pm that but failed Read more…

Callout 18 in 2008

Whilst the team were attending rescue Callout 17 in 2008 , another call came in for assistance. Two walkers had reported themselves lost on Crinkle Crags somewhere. They were high, in mist and above steep crags. Langdale and Ambleside team had searched the normal routes earlier that evening with team Read more…