Incidents

Scafell Pike – Sun 19th Aug 2018 – Alert

The police contacted the team after a party of 7 reported themselves lost descending Scafell Pike.  The team leader used PhoneFind to determine their location and gave them instructions to make their way off the hill. Then monitored them as they made their way down.

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Scafell – Sat 18th Aug 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about a group of walkers reported overdue from a walk up Scafell and Slightside from Wasdale. A team member went down Wasdale to look for the party’s car and bumped into them making their way down the valley trying to find a mobile signal to update the informant at which …

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Lingmell Beck – Sat 18th Aug 2018 – Callout 38 in 2018

We were called by Police about a walker who had sustained an open fracture of the ankle whilst crossing the stream at Lingmell Beck. The injury was initially stabilised by a doctor who was part of their party. Once team members were on scene analgesia was provided and then due to the serious nature of …

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Hollowstones, Scafell Pike – Fri 17th Aug 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about a walker struggling to make their way down off Scafell Pike due to severe cramp. In the end the cramp improved and they made their own way off without team assistance.

Unfortunately it took a long time to confirm they were safely down off the fell and we’d encourage …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/hollowstones-scafell-pike-fri-17th-aug-2018/

Langdale – Thu 16th Aug 2018 – Callout 37 in 2018

We were called by our colleagues in Langdale Team to help support a search for a missing walker who had been out from the previous day on a trip up Scafell Pike from Langdale. Fortunately the missing walker returned safe and well in Little Langdale and we stood down before we needed to deploy.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/langdale-thu-16th-aug-2018/

Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Sat 11th Aug 2018 – Callout 36 in 2018

We were called by Police initially by a walker reporting themselves lost somewhere on Scafell Pike. We were then called by two more walkers reporting themselves lost who turned out to be part of the same party. Using PhoneFind the locations of both groups were determined and then small teams went to each location. The …

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Scafell Pike – Wed 1st Aug 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about  walking group reporting themselves lost whilst walking on Scafell Pike. With help from ‘PhoneFind’ they were located near to Broad Crag Col and then given some directions to make their own way off the fell.

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Ravenglass – Tue 31st Jul 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about family reporting themselves lost whilst on a walk near the estuary of the River Esk, close to Ravenglass. They managed to re-find the path and make their own way to safety before we needed to respond.

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Scafell Pike – Sat 28th Jul 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about a walker reported separated from a larger group now overdue. Fortunately the walker made their own way back to their friends before we needed to respond.

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Scafell Pike – Fri 27th Jul 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about a family group who had become separated. Fortunately they were reunited before we needed to respond.

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