Wastwater – Thu 12th Aug 2021

The Team Leader was alerted by Cumbria Police of two swimmers in Wast Water struggling in the water. As the team was being mobilised the police reported that all was well and the swimmers had made it safely back to shore. A good outcome.

Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Sun 16th May 2021

Cumbria police alerted the team leader of a group of four people attempting the three peaks challenge, they had become lost when descending Scafell Pike. An initial phone find located the group by Piers Gill, a notorious accident black spot. After numerous telephone conversations with the group and 12x subsequent Read more…

Scafell Pike – Fri 11th Dec 2020

The team were called by a relative of one of 2 walkers who had not made contact as expected and there was concern for their safety. Initially it was thought they had torches, but it was subsequently established that this was not the case and they were relying on light Read more…

Upper Eskdale – Wed 25th Nov 2020

A party of three reported themselves to Cumbria Police that they were lost whilst out walking in the Upper Eskdale area. Cumbria Police immediately passed this onto the Duty Team Leader who the investigated this incident further. Whilst the Team Leader was carrying out his initial investigation the party of Read more…

Upper Eskdale – Sun 8th Nov 2020

2 walkers called police to say they were lost after nightfall. They had walked up Scafell Pike from Wasdale Head. Phonefind put them above Cam Spout Crag in Eskdale. GR NY 213055. As they had very limited battery life on their phone, and no torches, the team leader decided against Read more…

Ennerdale – Mon 19th Oct 2020

The team were called by police for a couple who reported themselves lost having come down from Scafell Pike the wrong way. They had intended to go to Seathwaite, Borrowdale. Eastings and Northings from the 999 call put them in Ennerdale so the incident was transferred to Cockermouth team.