Broad Crag – Wed 1st May 2019

We were called by police about 2 walkers who had become lost somewhere on Scafell Pike. Using “phonefind” technology, their location was pinpointed as Broad Crag, on steep craggy round to the north of the summit. A small group of team members found them and assisted them off the bad Read more…

Broad Crag – Sun 7th Aug 2016

We were called by Police about 2 walker who were caught out by the weather and become lost in the Broad Crag area. They were located with the help of Sarloc. Once team members got on scene they were given warm clothing then helped to walk back down to Wasdale Read more…

Broad Crag – Fri 16th Nov 2012

We were contacted to assist two males who had become lost on the summit area of Scafell Pike. We used smart phone technology (or as Langdale MRT put it, technological voodoo) to pin point their position which was actually on the summit of Broad Crag. The Team Leader gave them Read more…

Broad Crag – Tue 28th Aug 2012

The team was called to attend a walker with a head injury on Broad Crag. Due to the remote location and lack of information about the casualty’s condition a Sea King from HMS Gannet attended and evacuated them to West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven. 13 team members attended.

Broad Crag – Wed 15th Aug 2012

We were contacted by the Police regarding two people who found themselves off the path in thick mist after descending Scafell Pike. Based on their description they were in the boulder field on Broad Crag. The team leader tried to provide directions over the phone but as soon as they Read more…

Broad Crag – Mon 4th Jun 2012

The team was called out to attend an unwell walker on Broad Crag. Whist we were assembling further information came through that the casualty was now feeling well enough to make their own way down and we stood down.

Broad Crag

The team were called to attend a walker with a back injury on Broad Crag. A Sea King helicopter from RAF Leconfield was training in the area and was able to winch the casualty aboard and fly them to Furness General Hospital, Barrow. The incident was stood down with only Read more…

Following the top of Piers Gill on the way to Lingmell Col

Broad Crag

The team were called out by the police to respond to a male walker who had fallen and sustained lacerations to his head and an arm injury. He was one of a group of 8 walkers who had set off from Seathwaite at around 2am to climb Scafell Pike on Read more…

Team Members on Lingmell Nose

Broad Crag

While the team were finishing the rescue at the top of Piers Gill, a further call came in from Cumbria Police to respond to a male walker in his early 20’s who had become lost whilst climbing Scafell Pike. He was tackling the three peaks on his own, cycling between Read more…

2010 incident 47

Call came in from the police for an 80 yr old male walker who had sustained an injury to his leg descending Scafell Pike. His location was given as Broad Crag Col. but he was located on the col between Broad Crag and Ill Crag. He was with an organised Read more…

Alert in 2009

Callout by the police for a male and female walkers in their late 20’s who were lost on their descent from Scafell Pike to Seathwaite. From their description to the Team Leader, it put them in the area between Broad Crag and Calf Cove. Although instructions were being given to Read more…

Callout 27 in 2009

) Call from the Police regarding a party of six three peakers who had got lost on Scafell Pike. They had left Seathwaite at 7.20 p.m. and been on the summit at 9.50 p.m. but then got disorientated in cloud and darkness as they tried to return. Their description of Read more…