Three Peaks Callout Archive

Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Sun 9th Sep 2012 – Callout 51 in 2012

The team was called out to rescue a member of a three peaks challenge group from near the stream crossing below Brown Tongue. He had a leg injury and was unable to complete the descent. We gave casualty care before stretchering him down to Brackenclose. 14 team members attended.

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Scafell Pike – Sun 22nd Jul 2012 – Alert

We were contacted by Police regarding a male walker who had set off to climb Scafell Pike in a 3 peaks party but turned back early on. He had not returned to his vehicle and had not been seen for the last 4 hours. On further discussion with the informants it turned out he may …

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Lingmell Col, Scafell Pike – Sat 7th Jul 2012 – Alert

The team were contacted by a lost group taking part in the Three Peaks Challenge. They were close to Lingmell Col and were given instructions over the phone to help them descend to Wasdale. After a short time they met up with another group of walkers who helped them down.

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Scafell Pike – Sat 30th Jun 2012 – Callout 39 in 2012

The team was called out to rescue a walker who had taken a stumble fall and sustained a head injury on the Summit of Scafell Pike. After administering casualty care and with help from eight members of Duddon and Furness MRT we stretchered her down to Wasdale via Lingmell Nose.

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Scafell Pike – Sun 24th Jun 2012 – Alert

We were contacted by Police regarding a party of twelve people who had been walking on Scafell Pike and were now lost on the descent. They reported that they were wet and cold. The team leader tried to contact them to get further details but was unable to make voice contact and after an hour …

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Criscliffe Knotts, Scafell Pike – Sat 16th Jun 2012 – Callout 36 in 2012

We were contacted by Police regarding a group of 4 people on the 3 peaks challenge who had become lost on their descent from Scafell Pike and one of the party was now wet and cold. The team leader tried to establish their position by phone but unfortunately it was not possible to get a …

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Broad Crag Col, Scafell Pike – Sun 10th Jun 2012 – Callout 33 in 2012

Whilst we were attending to the injured woman on Pillar we were alerted by the police about a walker on Scafell Pike who had severe cramp and was unable to descend. Once the first casualty was stablised the Sea King from RAF Boulmer winched four team …

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Scafell Pike – Sun 22nd Apr 2012 – Alert

At 03:30 a call came in for a group of 12 doing the 3 peaks challenge who were lost and tired. We gave them some advice over the phone, they made their own way off the mountain this morning.

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Scafell Pike – Mon 24th Oct 2011 – Alert

The team was contact by Cumbria Police at 06:17 for a group of two who were reported overdue from their attempt at the 3 Peaks Challenge on Scafell Pike. The pair were dropped of near to the Wasdale head at around 23:18 on the 23/10/2011 and set out to do a “difficult route” up Scafell …

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Scafell Pike – Sun 25th Sep 2011 – Alert

Group of eight Three Peakers reported long overdue on their return to their vehicles.  The Team Leader decided to wait and see if they would eventually turn up.  Weather forecast was good and they would probably make their way off safely at first light.  The missing persons turned up safe and well at 8.00 a.m. Incident …

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