Mitredale – Mon 4th Nov 2019

Team called by Police for two walkers who reported themselves disorientated within Mitredale Forest and in need of assistance. With position information from their phone it was determined they were on one of the forestry tracks near Great Bank and team vehicles were able to recover them back to the Read more…

Scafell – Wed 30th Oct 2019

Team called out for a walker who’d taken a tumble fall in the Red Gill area on Scafell, near Lords Rake, sustaining facial injuries and others bumps + bruises. The walker was helped off the fell down to the Wasdale Head by other walkers who came to his aid. The Read more…

Scafell Pike – Sat 21st Sep 2019

We were called by Police about a walker reported overdue from a trip up Scafell Pike after they became separated from their companion earlier in the afternoon. Team members checked pubs and spoke with the informant but later on the missing person turned up safe and well at the Wasdale Read more…

Wastwater – Thu 25th Jul 2019

We were contacted by Cumbria Police after shouts for help reported by an anonymous caller from the lakeshore. 2 kayakers were on dry land on the far side of the lake, one had been seen to be in the water. Neither had a buoyancy aid. The team responded along with Read more…

Upper Eskdale – Tue 23rd Jul 2019

We were alerted by Cumbria Police after a Personal Locator Beacon was triggered at the falls in the upper Esk valley. The team was called out to investigate and stood down en-route when it was determined that it was a false alarm, and all was well with the group.

Wastwater – Sat 13th Jul 2019

As we were returning from the Mickledore incident a further call came from NWAS about a swimmer who reported feeling dizzy after getting out of Wast Water. Team was quickly on scene and provided medical treatment before a land ambulance arrived and the casualty was handed over to NWAS paramedics.

Sty Head – Sat 6th Jul 2019

We were called by Police about an elderly walker who was struggling to make progress whilst descending from Scafell Pike and requested assistance to get off the mountain. The walker had got as far as Sty Head before stopping. On arrival the team assessed the situation and then after a Read more…