Ill Crag – Tue 23rd Apr 2019

Weather: Clear and sunny. The team was called this afternoon for a lone female walker, lost and crag fast. Her position was quickly identified by Phonefind and she was contacted by mobile phone. Having no map, compass or mountain experience and being too scared to move, in a complex area Read more…

Ill Crag – Sun 22nd May 2016

We were contacted by Police about a group of 5 walkers who were having difficulty following the path through the boulder field on Ill Crag whilst trying to return to Borrowdale. Using the compass feature on an iPhone within the party the team leader was able to provide position information Read more…

Ill Crag – Thu 3rd Dec 2015

We were alerted by the ARCC that a distress beacon had been triggered in the Ill Crag area of Scafell Pike. Soon afterwards we were also alerted by Police providing some further information regarding a walker requesting help, although the nature of the problem was not known. A Seaking helicopter Read more…

Ill Crag

Call from the police regarding a person missing at Wasdale Head.  An elderly lady had failed to turn up from her walk (Ill Crag area) .  Whilst details were being collected the missing lady turned up safe and well.  Incident closed at 8.30 p.m. with no further action required.

Ill Crag

Call came in from police for a male walker in his late 40’s who had sustained a knee injury somewhere on Scafell Pike. It was difficult to establish exactly where the casualty was from the informant so the Team leader boarded an air ambulance (Great North Air Ambulance) and was Read more…

Callout 62 in 2008

Paged by the police for two walkers lost somewhere on the Scafell Range. The Team Leader spoke to them by mobile phone and from their description established they had been up into Upper Eskdale before climbing back onto the summit of Scafell Pike again. Their description suggested that they were Read more…