Kern Knotts, Great Gable – Mon 15th Jun 2020

Three walkers reported themselves to Cumbria Police as being stuck on steep, loose scree, having missed the descent path of Great Gable. The team was able to locate the three and safely assist them off the difficult ground with the aid of ropes and then escorted them back to Wasdale.

Great Gable – Thu 29th Aug 2019

Team called by Police about a group of 3 walkers reporting themselves stuck whilst descending from Great Gable. With some help from PhoneFind their position was determined to be in the White Napes area. A small team then went on the fell to help escort them down.

Great Gable – Sun 2nd Jun 2019

We were called by Police about a walker reporting himself lost and exhausted after returning from a walk up Scafell Pike. Location information from his phone call suggested the walker was just below Gable Crag and in Cockermouth Team’s area so the incident was passed on to them.

Great Gable – Sun 11th Nov 2018

Whilst attending the Remembrance Event on Great Gable we were alerted to a walker who had become exhausted / collapsed on the summit. With help from a passing GP and the walkers companions they were fed and re-warmed inside a bivvy tent and then walked down to Wasdale by Team Read more…

Great Gable – Wed 2nd May 2018

We were called by Police about 2 walkers who’d lost the path near the top of Great Gable. Using Sarloc it was possible to determine their position as the top of the White Napes and the team leader was able to provide some directions over the phone after which they Read more…

Great Gable – Mon 30th Apr 2018

The team was called out for a walker who had slipped from the Sty Head to Wasdale Path, tumbling some distance. The Great North Air Ambulance were first on scene and provided medical treatment for the casualty. The team arrived and helped to package and stabilise the casualty before the Read more…

Napes, Great Gable – Sun 8th Oct 2017

Team called by NWAS about a walker who had fallen whilst on the climbers traverse path on Great Gable, near Napes Needle and sustained a fractured wrist. The team had a number of members away at various training events and with a possible stretcher carry needed we called our colleagues Read more…