Great Gable – Sun 5th May 2024

A call was received from Cumbria Police via Cockermouth MRT who were originally assigned the call. A group of walkers could see lights that appeared to them to be flashing on the climbers traverse path on Great Gable and they were concerned that they were trying to summon help. A Read more…

Great Gable – Fri 19th Apr 2024

An alert was received from Cumbria Police about two walkers who were stuck on steep ground after previously ascending Great Gable. However on further investigation of the exact location via a successful Phone find it was established that they were on Base Brown. As this is well into Keswick MRT’s Read more…

Great Gable – Sun 12th Nov 2023

A very brief alert when a request from Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was received following an ankle injury to a walker on Green Gable which they were dealing with. This was shortly after the Remembrance Day service, so there were team members already on the fell. However, after checking numbers Read more…

Great Gable – Sun 18th Sep 2022

The team were alerted by Cumbria Police about a lone walker who had become disoriented near to Great Gable summit after a very long day out on the hill. Unfortunately on this occasion a Phonefind and direct contact wasn’t possible, and so a small team was tasked to locate him. Read more…

Great Gable – Fri 5th Aug 2022

We were called by Cumbria Police about a walker who was overdue from a walk on Great Gable. His father had become concerned that he had not returned when expected. Happily, after a few phone calls, it was established that the father and son had somehow missed each other and Read more…

Great Gable – Sat 9th Jul 2022

We received a call from Cumbria Police regarding a concern for the safety of a walker who had reportedly traversed onto some difficult and steep terrain on Great Gable. As there was little detailed information and the walker could then not be contacted directly, a small team was called out Read more…