Scafell – Fri 29th Sep 2023

A call was received from Cumbria Police about two walkers who had lost their intended route down to Eskdale and were seeking assistance. Using a combination of Phonefind, text messaging and phone calls the walkers were directed down to Wasdale valley which was the quickest and safest option before the Read more…

Sty Head – Sun 30th Jul 2023

A call was received from Cumbria Police. A concerned relative had reported 2 walkers that were overdue with a last known location around Sty Head. Due to the location, the Keswick MRT Team Leader was alerted in case there was a need for their support. However, as information was being Read more…

Broad Crag – Wed 5th Jul 2023

The team received a call from Cumbria Police about a walker who had fallen and suffered a suspected dislocated shoulder. As the location was high up near Broad Crag summit, helicopter support was requested via GNAAS. Helimed 58 responded quickly. Numbers were slightly low for a potentially difficult stretcher carry Read more…

Scafell – Sun 2nd Jul 2023

A call was received from Cumbria Police about a party of three walkers who had split up near the summit of Scafell. The single walker was now overdue and the others were concerned for his safety. Thankfully, as the Team Leader was gathering more information, the walker turned up in Read more…

Cold Fell – Tue 27th Jun 2023

The team was alerted by Cumbria Police about a lone walker who was overdue. However, as further information was gathered it was clarified that the location was outside of our operational area and so the tasking was transferred to Cockermouth MRT.