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…

Wastwater Screes – Wed 5th May 2021

The team leader was alerted by Cumbria police of a lady with a reported broken leg/ankle on the lakeside screes footpath by Wastwater. A spotter was sent to the roadside to try and pin point the location with binoculars and the team boat was launched to find the casualty. Once Read more…

Kirkfell – Sat 24th Apr 2021

We were alerted by Cumbria police following reports of a dog barking and whining for some time. We decided to investigate because, as well as a dog possibly in distress, there may have been someone injured nearby. A few team members attended and met a member of the public who Read more…