Scafell – Fri 1st Mar 2024

In the first of 4 calls from Cumbria Police in quick succession on Friday evening, two walkers reported themselves lost, very cold, wet and concerned for their safety. Their intended route was to Scafell Pike but a Phonefind located them on the flanks of Scafell just above Rakehead Crag. With Read more…

Scafell Pike – Wed 28th Feb 2024

In the first of two callouts in quick succession, a party of 4 young and inexperienced walkers reported themselves lost, wet, cold and concerned for their safety. They had seemingly mis-navigated in poor conditions off the summit and then lost the path. The Team Leader directed them back to the Read more…

Eskdale – Sun 4th Feb 2024

An alert was received yesterday from Cumbria Police about walkers who were unaware of their location and were cold and wet. The location from the initial call put them on the path in Upper Eskdale and a further one a few minutes later confirmed that they were heading in the Read more…

Upper Eskdale – Mon 22nd Jan 2024

On Monday evening, as the team were arriving for weekly training, an alert from Cumbria Police was received. Two walkers attempting to climb Scafell Pike had strayed into Upper Eskdale and reported themselves lost, cold and in need of help. Fortunately the police call was able to establish coordinates. Unfortunately Read more…

Scafell – Sun 26th Nov 2023

A call was received yesterday evening from Cumbria Police. A walker had posted on his social media that he was lost on Scafell. A concerned family member had seen this, then contacted the police who in turn asked for our help. However, happily, shortly afterwards it was confirmed that the Read more…

Great End – Sat 4th Nov 2023

In the third request for our help on Saturday evening, a call was received from Cumbria Police. Walkers who were wild camping in Upper Eskdale had heard shouts for help indicating that someone was lost. Unfortunately the mobile signal was very poor and the informant was not able to be Read more…

Esk Pike – Wed 1st Nov 2023

We were called by Cumbria Police about a group of three walkers who were benighted in the far reaches of our area. As the party were intending to descend to Langdale and also as Langdale Ambleside MRT have the quicker journey to this destination from their side the job was Read more…