We were contacted about a group lost in Upper Eskdale. Communication was difficult but within an hour the group phoned to say they were safe and well in Eskdale.
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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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The team was called by Cumbria Police at 14:02 to assist a group who had become lost on Scafell Pike. As the Team Leader was making enquiries the lost group met up with another group who escorted them off the Mountain.
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Both Keswick and Wasdale teams were contacted by Police regarding 2 walkers who were lost somewhere on the way to Great Gable. Based on the information provided it was more likely they were in the Keswick team area and they were talked down by Keswick team to Honister Youth Hostel.
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We were contacted by Police regarding a single walker who was lost in the Scafell Pike area. We located him at Mickledore and provided directions off the mountain. After some time we were recontacted by Police as the walker was still on the fells. Eventually he managed to make his own way off the mountain …
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The team was contacted about three overdue walkers. Whilst the team leader made further enquires they turned up in a taxi.
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The team were contacted to assist a father and son who had become lost on their descent from Scafell Pike. The Team Leader contacted them and talked the pair down by giving directions over the phone.
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We were called by the Police regarding a man who was reported overdue from a walk on Scafell Pike. As we contacted the informant he rang in to say he was safe & well.
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The team was contacted about a tent that appeared abandoned. Since nobody had been reported overdue no action was taken.
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The team was contacted about a missing person who had gone for a walk from Boot in Eskdale and failed to meet up with his friends. The team was stood down when the missing person turned up safe and well having driven home.
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