Three Peaks Callout Archive

Scafell Pike – Sat 26th Jun 2004 – Callout 21 in 2004

Call from Workington Police regarding a single 36 yr old male long overdue on Scafell Pike. Last seen near the summit at 21.15 hrs but wearing waterproofs etc. The group of Three Peakers had set off from Seathwaite and were intending to be picked up again in Wasdale. Although they had split their group to …

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Scafell Pike – Wed 23rd Jun 2004 – Alert

Call from Workington Police regarding two males reported long overdue on Scafell Pike (and doing the Three Peaks challenge). They’d set off from Seathwaite at 22.30 hrs and were supposed to get picked up in Wasdale at 00.40 hrs. They had waterproofs etc and didn’t sound to be “at risk”. The Team Leader advised them …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/alert-in-2004-7/

Scafell Pike – Sun 20th Jun 2004 – Alert

Call form Workington Police regarding a 56yr old male long overdue on Scafell Pike. His wife was ringing from the Wasdale Head Hotel and was very concerned because he hadn’t been seen since 21.30 hrs. when he was just leaving the summit of the Pike. He did apparently have two torches and waterproofs etc. but …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/alert-in-2004-8/

Scafell Pike – Sun 25th Apr 2004 – Alert

Not logged as an incident. A mixed group doing the three peaks became lost, were tired and cold and their lights were failing so they dialed ‘999’ for mountain rescue. 0255 hrs call from Workington Police. A group of five people (males and females from Watford) had got “stuck” a third of the way down …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/alert-in-2004-9/

Scafell Pike – Sun 17th Aug 2003 – Callout 35 in 2003

Pager request from the Police to respond to a ‘999’ call for an overdue group who were doing the three peaks. They were overdue by 90 minutes! They were contacted on their mobile phone and they were totally lost. They could see a tarn in the far distance but had no idea where they were. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/2003-rescue-41/

Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Sun 13th Jul 2003 – Callout 25 in 2003

Wasdale team were called to assist a female with a knee injury on the Brown Tongue path. She had been part of a much larger group tackling the 3 peaks when she became injured on the descent. Her husband stayed with her whilst the rest of the group descended. A full team call-out was implemented …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/2003-rescue-30/

Scafell Pike – Sun 27th Apr 2003 – Callout 10 in 2003

Police received a mobile ‘999’ call from two male walkers in their 40’s via an informant in the south of the country. It was a group of three who were doing a recce of Scafell Pike for the 3 Peaks challenge. They had become lost as a group of three earlier in the day and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/2003-rescue-15/

Scafell Pike – Tue 13th Aug 2002 – Callout 29 in 2002

Two male walkers in their mid 30’s were doing the 3 peaks event when they become lost on Scafell Pike. They left Brackenclose, Wasdale at 2130 hrs the previous evening and their father, waiting in the valley bottom became concerned when they failed to appear later that night. At 0730 hrs a standby call was …

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Scafell Pike – Sun 15th Jul 2001 – Callout 9 in 2001 (limited)

The team leader received a call from the Wasdale Head Hotel regarding three missing people (doing the three peaks). Originally a group of 7, they had split up having left the summit of Scafell Pike at around 1900 hrs. Four of them had made it back to Brackenclose by 2030 hrs. but three were still …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/incident-12-in-2001/

Scafell Pike – Sun 20th Aug 2000 – Callout 30 in 2000

Three males set off to walk up Scafell Pike as part of their 3-peaks challenge late in the afternoon. They left Burnthwaite heading for Styhead then turned to the south, crossing the beck and proceeding up Lingmel crags. Two turned back due to the ‘steepness of the rocks’. The third male carried on but failed …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/incident-39-in-2000/

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