Eskdale – Sat 10th Oct 2020

The team were called about a walker who had failed to rendezvous with his friend at a car park in Eskdale, having split up an hour earlier on the way down from Scafell. The friend turned up before any action was taken.

Eskdale – Sat 14th Mar 2020

The team were called assist the NWAS after being  lady was reported to be fitting a short distance from the road end in Eskdale.  When the team arrived she had been assessed by the paramedics and escorted to the waiting ambulance.

Eskdale – Mon 10th Sep 2018

The team was called after reports of shouting could be heard from Fisher Ground campsite in the area above Milkingstead. Upon investigation nothing was found and the shouting was put down to a local farmer gathering his sheep.

Eskdale – Thu 26th Oct 2017

The team was called out this afternoon to assist an elderly gentleman above Christcliff, Eskdale whilst descending from Eel tarn he’d slipped and fallen a couple of times and tried to make his way down but called for help when the ground became difficult. Once on scene he was assessed Read more…

Eskdale – Sat 23rd Sep 2017

We were called by NWAS about a walker who was reported to be unresponsive on the stepping stones at St Catherine’s Church in Boot, Eskdale. Unfortunately, despite the best efforts of Paramedics on scene he did not survive and are thoughts are with his family.

Eskdale – Sun 3rd Sep 2017

We were called by Police about a walker reporting himself stuck whilst descending awkward ground above Hardknott Pass in Eskdale. The team went to search in the area suggested but could not find the walker, who subsequently phoned in to say he had managed to get himself off the fell Read more…

Eskdale – Tue 25th Jul 2017

We were called by Police about a group of young walkers on a DofE expedition reporting themselves cragfast whilst trying to descend into Eskdale. Using the accurate grid reference they supplied they were quickly located on a steep bracken covered bank overlooking Low Birker. They were helped back onto the Read more…

Eskdale – Sat 17th Jun 2017

We were called by NWAS about a fell runner who had slipped whilst descending the path towards Penny Hill Farm in Eskdale and sustained a fracture dislocation of the ankle. With help from his companions the injury was reduced on scene and then he was taken to hospital in Whitehaven.