Incidents — Three Peaks

Scafell Pike – Sat 20th May 2017 – Alert

We were called by Police about a walker who had also become separated from their companions on a different 3 peaks attempt and was overdue. Almost as soon as the incident came in the walker returned to Wasdale Head and we stood down. Two incidents in a day relating to 3 peaks groups splitting up. …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 20th May 2017 – Alert

We were called by Police about 2 walkers who had become separated from their companions on a 3 peaks attempt and were reported overdue. Whilst we were gathering details they were reported to have turned up in Eskdale, safe & well and we stood down.

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Scafell Pike – Sat 20th Aug 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about a different party of 11 also on a 3 peaks attempt on Scafell Pike also reported overdue. They also made their own way off the mountain.

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Scafell Pike – Sat 20th Aug 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about a party of 4 reported overdue from a 3 peaks attempt on Scafell Pike. They later made their own way off the mountain without assistance.

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Scafell Pike – Sun 17th Jul 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about a group of walkers reported overdue from a 3 peaks attempt. They turned up around an hour later at the Woolpack safe & well.

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Scafell Pike – Tue 12th Jul 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about a group of the 3 peaks who were reported overdue. Whilst we were gathering details they turned up at Seathwaite safe & well.

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Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Sun 26th Jun 2016 – Callout 32 in 2016

Whilst the first incident was ongoing we got a second call for 2 walkers reporting themselves cragfast on steep ground overlooking a water fall. The precise position was unclear but as we were in the area Piers Gill was a possibility. With the possibility of a technical rescue at the same time as a stretcher …

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Lingmell Col, Scafell Pike – Sun 26th Jun 2016 – Callout 31 in 2016

We were called by Police about a walker reported to have become hypothermic and unable to walk whilst descending Scafell Pike. We then received further reports his condition had deteriorated. In view of this the S-92 helicopter from Prestwick was requested. On arriving on scene assessment by the team doctor shown that fortunately the casualty …

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Ill Crag – Sun 22nd May 2016 – Alert

We were contacted by Police about a group of 5 walkers who were having difficulty following the path through the boulder field on Ill Crag whilst trying to return to Borrowdale. Using the compass feature on an iPhone within the party the team leader was able to provide position information over the phone which helped …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 11th Jul 2015 – Alert

We were called by Police about a group of 3 taking part in the 3 peaks who were reported overdue back at their vehicle. As we were making enquiries they arrived back safe & well and we stood down.

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