Wasdale – Mon 13th Jun 2022

The team was alerted by Cumbria Police regarding two walkers that had become detached from the the rest of their group, and had not turned up at the valley floor. As the Team Leader was gathering information, the good news was received that they had descended successfully and reunited with Read more…

Scafell Pike – Sun 22nd May 2022

We were called by Cumbria Police about a walker who had sustained an ankle injury on the descent from Scafell Pike. The team attended, with support from Duddon and Furness team. Helicopter assistance was also requested and Rescue 936 from Caernarfon attended. Fortunately the cloud lifted just at the right Read more…

St Bees Head – Tue 3rd May 2022

A call was received about a casualty with an ankle injury somewhere in the St Bees area. As the location subsequently became clear (at the promenade) the tasking became the responsibility of the Coastguard Rescue Team and the Team Leader stood the team down.

Mitredale – Fri 18th Mar 2022

A call was received about a walker who had sustained an ankle injury whilst out walking. The team, together with Duddon and Furness members were deployed. The casualty was treated, stretchered off, and taken to hospital by ambulance. We wish the walker a quick recovery.

Scafell Pike – Sat 15th Jan 2022

We were alerted by Cumbria Police regarding two walkers who reported themselves lost on the descent from Scafell Pike. “Phonefind” put them partway between the summit and Mickledore. They were given directions to descend via Mickledore and were asked to keep using Phonefind to pinpoint their location. When there were Read more…

Ennerdale – Thu 14th Oct 2021

We were alerted by Cumbria Police about a lone walker needing help to navigate down from the summit of Red Pike. The Team Leader made some enquiries, after which it was established that he was located on the Ennerdale Red Pike, not the Wasdale one! The callout was then handed Read more…