Wastwater – Wed 2nd Jun 2021

Cumbria police alerted the team of 2x people on Wastwater who had fallen off their canoe into the water. They were shouting for help, this was reported to the police by a walker descending Scafell Pike. As the team were gathering at base to get the rescue boat deployed the Read more…

Kirkfell – Sat 24th Apr 2021

We were alerted by Cumbria police following reports of a dog barking and whining for some time. We decided to investigate because, as well as a dog possibly in distress, there may have been someone injured nearby. A few team members attended and met a member of the public who Read more…

Wilton – Fri 1st Jan 2021

The team leader was notified by the ambulance service of an ambulance stuck on ice in Wilton. The crew were unable to drive up hill. A 4×4 vehicle was dispatched with two team members to drive the paramedics to the property. Two more team members were instructed to wait at Read more…

Cumbria – Mon 2nd Nov 2020

The North West Ambulance service (NWAS) requested support from the whole of the Lake District Mountain Rescue Organisation, as for a while, they were inundated with requests for assistance and a large number of people were awaiting help. In the event we were not needed, but we would have been Read more…

Scafell Pike – Sat 14th Mar 2020

The team were called by Cumbria police after a member of the public hear shouts for help. The lost individual subsequently was picked up by another walker and also met up with the informant. The team remained on standby until the party was off the hill.

Upper Eskdale – Tue 23rd Jul 2019

We were alerted by Cumbria Police after a Personal Locator Beacon was triggered at the falls in the upper Esk valley. The team was called out to investigate and stood down en-route when it was determined that it was a false alarm, and all was well with the group.

Scafell – Fri 22nd Feb 2019

The team received a call this evening to reports of flashing lights in the Scafell area.  The team were put on standby; however after talking to the informant and a team member investigating from the valley floor it is believed to be a false alarm with good intent.