The team was called out to search for a pair of teenagers who had failed to return from Scafell Pike. Whilst we were heading to the fell they turned up at Wha House Farm in Eskdale having descended into upper Eskdale by mistake.
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Three Peaks Callout Archive
Thu 15th Aug 2013
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Mon 29th Jul 2013
We were contacted by Police about a group of 3 men who’d become lost on their descent of Scafell Pike. Using the coordinates from their phone and Sarloc they were located near the Corridor Route path near the right branch of Greta Gill. They were given dry clothing on scene, then walked back to Wasdale …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/corridor-route-scafell-pike-sun-28th-jul-2013/
Mon 29th Jul 2013
We were contacted by Police about a man on the 3 peaks who was struggling to descend Scafell Pike due to a knee injury. He was given pain relief on scene and then stretchered down to Brackenclose. Incident closed 09:30. 13 team members involved.
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Tue 9th Jul 2013
The team was contacted at around 07:00 regarding two lost people on Scafell Pike. They were apart of a group of 90 people who were attempting the 3 Peaks Challenge. The pair had no mountaineering experience and did not know their location or where they were going or come from. The rest of the group …
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Sun 23rd Jun 2013
Whilst we were dealing with incident 44 a second call came in for a party of 3 who had been stuck on the mountain all night and just managed to get a mobile signal. Two team members diverted onto the new incident with a bivvy …
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Sun 23rd Jun 2013
The team was called out at around 05:00 to help a female walker who had a suspected broken leg on Scafell Pike. She was treated by the team and transferred by stretcher to an ambulance waiting in the valley.
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Sun 16th Jun 2013
We were contacted about a party of eleven 3 peakers reported overdue by their driver at Seathwaite, Borrowdale. It turned out that the party had descended into Wasdale by accident and had tried to contact their driver but the message didn’t get through due to poor mobile phone reception.
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Sat 18th May 2013
The team was contacted by Cumbria Police regarding a group of 19 people attempting the 3 peaks challenge who had fallen overdue. It turned out that they were taking longer than expected. False alarm with good intent.
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Tue 2nd Oct 2012
We were contacted by Cumbria Police for a pair of walkers who were long overdue from a walk up Scafell Pike. They were attempting the 3 peaks challenge in horrific weather. As the Team leader was gathering information the two people turned up safe and well in valley bottom.
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