Scafell Pike – Sat 13th Apr 2024

Later a separate call was received from friends of the second group in a similar position but with two of their group overdue. It was established that there was now a party of three walkers who were believed to be together but now significantly overdue. After giving some time for Read more…

Scafell Pike – Sat 13th Apr 2024

In two inter-twined callouts we were tasked by NWAS to rescue overdue walkers from two groups. In the first callout a single walker was reported overdue. He had joined another two walkers from a different group on the descent. The rest of the group had returned successfully to Brackenclose. As Read more…

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…

Gosforth – Sat 27th May 2023

The team received a call yesterday evening from North West Ambulance Service requesting assistance to access and transport a patient who lived a distance away from a paved road. It was unsure whether the land ambulance could access safely. A small team of two local team members were asked to Read more…

Mosedale – Tue 9th May 2023

The team was called by North West Ambulance Service about a walker who had suddenly become very unwell. Other walkers had stopped to help but with no mobile signal, one of them descended to Wasdale Head to phone 999. The team responded quickly but by the time they reached him, Read more…

Muncaster Castle – Thu 16th Feb 2023

The team was called by North West Ambulance Service to assist with a casualty transfer. A visitor to Muncaster Castle had slipped and painfully injured his knee, rendering him unable to move. Once on scene the teams worked together to assess, provide pain relief and splint the leg, before stretchering Read more…