Incidents — RAF Leeming MRT

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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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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Buckbarrow, Wasdale – Sat 19th Aug 2017 – Callout 64 in 2017

The team were called out Saturday evening to assist a family group who having walked up Buckbarrow,  had become crag fast in some steep ground on the way back down. The team responded and with some assistance from RAF Leeming MRT who were in the area for the weekend training, using rope techniques brought everyone back …

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Scar Lathing, Upper Eskdale – Fri 29th Aug 2014 – Callout 41 in 2014 (limited)

The team was contacted by 2 walkers who lost their bearings whilst descending Scafell Pike. Initially we spoke to them somewhere near Scar Lathing in Upper Eskdale and provided directions to get to Eskdale valley. After there was no confirmation they were off the fell further investigation was undertaken and we got to speak with …

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Pillar – Sat 8th Dec 2012
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