Three Peaks Callout Archive

Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Thu 31st Aug 2006 – Callout 34 in 2006 (limited)

The team were paged by the Police to respond to a male walker who was attempting the three Peaks challenge and had become disorientated then stuck on steep ground whilst descending from Scafell Pike. A limited callout was initiated with 10 team members deployed on the fell. The walker, who was subsequently found uninjured at …

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Scafell Pike – Mon 31st Jul 2006 – Alert

Call from the Police regarding a group of 5 x Three peakers in their 20’s 30’s – they had left Brackenclose at 8.30 p.m. Sunday night and not been seen again – they duly turned up at Wha House farm in Eskdale after taking a wrong turn on the Pike

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Scafell Pike – Sun 30th Jul 2006 – Alert

Call from the Wasdale Head Inn – Long overdue group of 3 Three Peakers who were part of a much larger group – the faster group of three had been last seen at Hollowstones at 7.30 p.m. – they were a group of thirty years olds from the Portsmouth area. The Team Leader phoned the …

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Scafell Pike – Sun 25th Jun 2006 – Alert

Call form the Police regarding a party of 5 males (all in their 20’s) reported long overdue on the 3 peaks. The informant had dropped them in Wasdale and driven round to Langdale to pick them up, leaving them 4 hours to complete their route – Sty Head, Esk Hawse, Summit. Return via Esk Hawse …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 17th Jun 2006 – Callout 19 in 2006

Call from Workington Police reporting a 44 yr old male with a “serious knee injury” on Scafell Pike. The informant turned out to be marshalling a large group of 3 Peakers at the NT car park, end of the lake. He didn’t know the exact location of the casualty or nature of the injury – …

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Hollowstones, Scafell Pike – Sat 29th Oct 2005 – Callout 44 in 2005

Call from the police earlier that evening with little information about a 48 yr old mother and 16 yr old son who were lost somewhere in the Scafell area but they were well equipped. The team mustered 13 Wasdale members which included three of the Wasdale search dog handlers with their dogs. In addition a …

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Scafell Pike – Sun 18th Sep 2005 – Alert

The team leader was called by Workington Police regarding a group of 3 peakers who were lost on the Pike. Their initial information was:-

  1. no injuries involved
  2. the weather had turned bad
  3. it was dark and cloudy
  4. they didn’t have food or drinks
  5. they didn’t have adequate waterproofs

Initially they couldn’t be re-contacted …

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Scafell Pike – Sun 28th Aug 2005 – Callout 34 in 2005

The police received a ‘999’ call from three walkers who had set off from Ben Nevis on the Saturday and eventually got to Wasdale Head at 3.00 am, slept in their car until 7.30 am then set out to climb Scafell Pike. They became lost on the summit plateau in cloud that was down to …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 27th Aug 2005 – Callout 33 in 2005

Call from the police to search for a missing 41 year old walker who was participating in the three peaks challenge with his 15 colleagues. They had already climbed Snowdon and were making their way up the Pike from Brackenclose when the missing gentleman decided to press on ahead of the group. He became lost …

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Upper Eskdale – Wed 24th Aug 2005 – Callout 31 in 2005

The police called the team to search for two walkers who had been missing overnight. They had set off at midnight to climb Scafell Pike as a three peaks challenge. Conditions on the fell had been very poor the previous night with weather warnings, 60 mph winds and very heavy rainfall. The rivers were in …

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