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…

Burnmoor Tarn – Sat 1st Sep 2018

We were called by Police about a walker reported overdue from a walk towards Burnmoor Tarn (and presumably onto Scafell) from Boot. They ended up making their own way off the fell, the walk talking a bit longer than originally anticipated.

Burnmoor Tarn – Mon 6th Jun 2016

The team was called out to help a walker who was suffering from a significant heat related illness near Burnmoor Tarn. He was assessed by team members including a doctor and the coastguard helicopter from Prestwick was called to help evacuate him to hospital.

Burnmoor Tarn – Wed 27th Apr 2016

The team were called out by NWAS to assist with an incident near to Burnmoor tarn. Despite the best efforts of all involved including the air ambulance the casualty passed away. The team’s thoughts are with the family and friends at this difficult time.

Burnmoor Tarn – Wed 23rd Apr 2014

The team was called out to assist a group of 15 who had descended Scafell Pike into Eskdale. The group was located near Burnmoor Tarn after a detailed search on the Eskdale side of Scafell and walked down to Wasdale Head. 27 Team members involved.

2003 Rescue 40

Whilst the team leader was driving through to the base to deal with rescue 37 (see below), a second call came from the police to deal with a call for assistance from a group staying at the remote, Burnmoor Lodge, high on the fell, only accessible by foot, next to Read more…