Scafell Pike – Sat 13th Apr 2024

In two inter-twined callouts we were tasked by NWAS to rescue overdue walkers from two groups. In the first callout a single walker was reported overdue. He had joined another two walkers from a different group on the descent. The rest of the group had returned successfully to Brackenclose. As Read more…

Scafell – Fri 1st Mar 2024

In the first of 4 calls from Cumbria Police in quick succession on Friday evening, two walkers reported themselves lost, very cold, wet and concerned for their safety. Their intended route was to Scafell Pike but a Phonefind located them on the flanks of Scafell just above Rakehead Crag. With Read more…

Scafell Pike – Wed 28th Feb 2024

In the first of two callouts in quick succession, a party of 4 young and inexperienced walkers reported themselves lost, wet, cold and concerned for their safety. They had seemingly mis-navigated in poor conditions off the summit and then lost the path. The Team Leader directed them back to the Read more…

Ennerdale – Tue 10th Oct 2023

A call was received from Cumbria Police about a someone reporting a lone family member who had become somewhat disoriented in the misty conditions at height and was now cold and wet. The caller was concerned for the walker’s safety. As this was reported by a third party no location Read more…

Scafell Pike – Sun 8th Oct 2023

A call was received from Cumbria Police about two walkers who were overdue from a walk up Scafell Pike. A family member was concerned for their safety. The Team Leader started to gather information and put the team on standby, however, shortly afterwards the good news was received that the Read more…