Incidents — Bowfell

Bowfell – Wed 25th Oct 2017 – Callout 92 in 2017 (limited)

The team was called for 3 walkers who where lost somewhere under Bow Fell in the Upper Esk. Due to the location the team leader was unable to re-contact the group.  The were sent text messages with instructions should they become unlost and a small party was dispatched to search for them. There was several …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/bowfell-wed-25th-oct-2017/

Bowfell – Wed 24th Dec 2014 – Alert

We were contacted by Langdale Team about a group of 2 walkers reported overdue from a walk to Bowfell from Wasdale Head. Whilst details were being gather they arrived safe and well back at the Wasdale Head Inn.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/bowfell-wed-24th-dec-2014/

Bowfell – Sun 13th Apr 2014 – Alert

The team was contacted about a casualty on the fells. Initial details put the casualty in Langdale Ambleside MRT’s patch and the incident was passed over to them.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/bowfell-sun-13th-apr-2014/

Bowfell – Thu 12th Sep 2013 – Alert

A lady walker reported to be lost somewhere on the Crinkle Crags – Bowfell – Esk Pike ridge which forms the boundary between Wasdale and Langdale MR areas. Langdale team took the lead and later on she managed to speak to the team leader who confirmed she no longer needed MR assistance after locating herself.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/bowfell-thu-12th-sep-2013/

Bowfell – Thu 5th Feb 2009 – Callout 8 in 2009

Wasdale MRT were asked by Langdale MRT to help search for a long overdue missing 60 year old male walker who had been walking in the Bowfell and Crinkle crags area. 15 Wasdale Team members and a SARDA dog handler searched the upper Eskdale areas and Duddon & Furness MRT were also brought in. All …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/callout-13-in-2009/

Bowfell – Fri 8th Feb 2008 – Callout 6 in 2008

Wasdale were asked to assist in the search for two lost young male walkers, believed to be on Crinkle Crags. They had a torch but were lost in mist. 10 team members were involved plus two SARDA search dogs (Pippi and Rosie) from the Wasdale Team, with their handlers. Parties were sent up Mosedale from …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/callout-14-in-2008/