Scafell – Wed 11th Mar 2020

Just as the previous two incidents were coming to a close we received our third call! An individual reported themselves lost and off track on Scafell Pike and requested MR assistance. It turned out the individual was Scafell, rather than Scafell Pike, and after requesting assistance from Duddon and Furness Read more…

Scafell – Wed 11th Mar 2020

The first incident of the day was for someone reported missing on scafell after descending the wrong way from the summit and trying to retrace their route back up. The missing person was located cold and wet and escorted off the hill by team members.

Scafell Pike – Wed 6th Nov 2019

The team responded with a Limited Callout to reports of three walkers who were unable to find the main path down off Scafell Pike. Weather conditions and visibility on the summit were challenging. The walkers were located sheltering on the summit by WMRT members and walked back down to Brackenclose Read more…

Scafell Pike – Sun 13th Oct 2019

Team called this afternoon by Police about a group of 3 walkers reporting themselves lost whilst trying to descend Scafell Pike. With the location information from the 999 call their position was determined to be on the ridge descending towards Broad Crag Col. The Team Leader provided directions over the Read more…

Scafell – Sat 10th Aug 2019

We were called by Police about 2 walkers reporting having problems finding the route down off Scafell summit. Their position was determined using PhoneFind. A team member was already on the fell on Scafell Pike summit and went across to Scafell where they found the 2 walkers then assisted them Read more…

Scafell Pike – Sat 27th Jul 2019

We were called by Police about 4 younger walkers who were reported overdue from a trip up Scafell Pike. Whilst enquiries were being made they phoned in to say they were making their own way back to Wasdale Head in a taxi and we stood down.

Scafell – Wed 17th Jul 2019

Team called this afternoon for a group who reported one of their party was becoming exhausted and showing the early signs of hypothermia. In the end the group managed to provide their own shelter and got the walker moving again. They were met by team members on their descent, just Read more…