Seathwaite – Sat 3rd Jun 2023

The team received a call yesterday evening about a walker who had slipped and injured her ankle and back whilst descending Scafell Pike towards Seathwaite. As information became available it was confirmed that the location of the walker was outside of our area in Ruddy Gill and therefore in Keswick Read more…

Scafell Pike – Sat 8th Apr 2023

A call was received from Cumbria Police yesterday evening. Three walkers were expected to have been in contact with a friend after climbing Scafell Pike. The friend was increasingly concerned for their safety as he could not get in touch via mobile phone. Fortunately as the Team Leader was gathering Read more…

Wastwater Screes – Mon 13th Feb 2023

The team was called by Cumbria Police regarding a family whose dog was injured as they were crossing the Screes boulder field. They felt unable to move safely in either direction. A limited callout was made to deploy the team boat and ‘pick off’ the family group. Other team members Read more…

Whin Rigg – Sat 12th Nov 2022

We were called by Cumbria Police about a walker who was unresponsive. The team was quickly deployed, as was Helimed 58 (Great North Air Ambulance). Rescue 936 (Coastguard helicopter) was also tasked but later stood down. Tragically, all the efforts of the walker’s friends, passers by, and those of the Read more…

Scafell Pike – Sat 6th Aug 2022

We were called by Cumbria Police about two walkers who were overdue from a walk up Scafell Pike. It was not possible to make contact with them, but messages sent to a relative earlier had suggested various locations. Eventually they were able to make phone contact and they were at Read more…