Burnmoor Tarn – Sat 19th Dec 2020

2 walkers reported themselves lost descending Scafell Pike, they were well equipped and had head torches. A small team, together with Jess the search dog were mobilised to find them. One of the lost walkers had taken a photo from their location. Their father sent the team leader the photo Read more…

Lingmell Beck – Fri 18th Dec 2020

2 walkers called for help after becoming stuck by Lingmell beck crossing in the dark, frightened by the noise and look of the water. The team were mobilised in case the water was too dangerous to cross. Swift-water kit was taken as a precaution but not needed. Two team members Read more…

Upper Eskdale – Sun 8th Nov 2020

2 walkers called police to say they were lost after nightfall. They had walked up Scafell Pike from Wasdale Head. Phonefind put them above Cam Spout Crag in Eskdale. GR NY 213055. As they had very limited battery life on their phone, and no torches, the team leader decided against Read more…

Ennerdale – Mon 19th Oct 2020

The team were called by police for a couple who reported themselves lost having come down from Scafell Pike the wrong way. They had intended to go to Seathwaite, Borrowdale. Eastings and Northings from the 999 call put them in Ennerdale so the incident was transferred to Cockermouth team.

Kirkfell – Sat 3rd Oct 2020

Whilst still returning from the previous incident the team were called by Cumbria Police who had received a 999 call from a party of 4 walkers lost in cloud on Kirk Fell. The coordinates from their phone put them very close to the summit of Kirk Fell. Once again no Read more…