Incidents — Limited Callout

Scafell Pike – Sat 25th Nov 2017 – Callout 100 in 2017 (limited)

We were called by Police about a walker reported overdue from a trip up Scafell Pike the previous day. Car parks and roads in Wasdale & Eskdale were checked by Police and team members but no trace of the walkers vehicle was found. A limited search was started later on to look again for the …

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Scafell Pike – Sun 12th Nov 2017 – Callout 98 in 2017 (limited)

We were called by Police about 2 walkers who’d become stuck on the summit of Scafell Pike. The weather was very cold and windy and they were encouraged to start walking down towards Wasdale in what was left of the daylight. Sarloc was used to track their progress. They were then met by team members …

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Middleboot Knotts, Scafell Pike – Tue 31st Oct 2017 – Callout 96 in 2017 (limited)

We were called by Police about 2 walkers who had become lost whilst descending Scafell Pike. Using Sarloc their position was established as Middleboot Knotts below the Corridor Route in difficult terrain.  After initial attempts to guide them off the hill over the phone failed,  a small team headed up the hill. The walkers were …

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Esk Hause – Wed 25th Oct 2017 – Callout 93 in 2017 (limited)

The Team was called after an ML group came across a party of 4 lost below Esk Hause. They offered to escort the party to Styhead where 2 team members who were heading out for a run met them and took then down to Wasdale Head.

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Bowfell – Wed 25th Oct 2017 – Callout 92 in 2017 (limited)

The team was called for 3 walkers who where lost somewhere under Bow Fell in the Upper Esk. Due to the location the team leader was unable to re-contact the group.  The were sent text messages with instructions should they become unlost and a small party was dispatched to search for them. There was several …

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Esk Hause – Sat 21st Oct 2017 – Callout 89 in 2017 (limited)

We were called by Police about a group of walkers who were reported as wet through and poorly equipped for the conditions, one of whom was also missing. The group were found by a mountain leader at the Esk Hause shelter. As this is in Keswick Team’s patch the incident was passed to them but …

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Millom – Sat 30th Sep 2017 – Callout 81 in 2017 (limited)

We were called by our colleagues in Duddon Team to support them and a wider Lake District MR response to flooding in Millom. A ‘Cloud Burst’ had travelled through the town and a number of properties were flooded. In view of the possible size of the incident the regional incident management arrangements were stood up …

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Eskdale – Sun 3rd Sep 2017 – Callout 73 in 2017 (limited)

We were called by Police about a walker reporting himself stuck whilst descending awkward ground above Hardknott Pass in Eskdale. The team went to search in the area suggested but could not find the walker, who subsequently phoned in to say he had managed to get himself off the fell and was now back at …

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Muncaster Fell – Sun 27th Aug 2017 – Callout 68 in 2017 (limited)

We were called by Police about a group of 4 walkers reporting themselves lost on Muncaster Fell. Using sarloc their position was established and then a small team diverted from the way back from the previous incident and helped walk them off the hill.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/muncaster-fell-sun-27th-aug-2017/

Scafell – Wed 2nd Aug 2017 – Callout 58 in 2017 (limited)

The team were called out for 3 walkers near the top of Scafell who had reported themselves lost in cloud. They were given directions to make their way off and a small team met them on their way down.

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