Brantrake, Eskdale – Fri 12th Aug 2022

We were called by Cumbria Police about a walker who was unwell. It wasn’t possible to contact the party to find out any more information. As it was possible that the situation was urgent, and as all NWAS ambulances were fully committed, Coastguard helicopter R936 was scrambled from Caernarfon. The Read more…

Yewbarrow – Sun 18th Jul 2021

Cumbria Police alerted the Team Leader of 2 people that had taken a 20 metre fall off the Stirrup Crag area of Yewbarrow. This was reported to the police by two different passing walkers. Because of the known severity of the terrain and reported possible serious injuries the Coastguard helicopter, Read more…

Scafell Pike – Sat 12th Jun 2021

We were alerted by Cumbria police about a man who had failed to return from his walk on Scafell Pike, having split up from the rest of his party. While the Team Leader was gathering information, the man turned up safe and well at the car park.

Wastwater – Wed 2nd Jun 2021

Cumbria police alerted the team of 2x people on Wastwater who had fallen off their canoe into the water. They were shouting for help, this was reported to the police by a walker descending Scafell Pike. As the team were gathering at base to get the rescue boat deployed the Read more…