Incidents — Limited Callout

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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Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/eskdale-sun-3rd-sep-2017/

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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Wastwater Screes – Sun 30th Jul 2017 – Callout 57 in 2017 (limited)

Whilst the Slight Side incident was ongoing a team member on Illgill Head came across a family group who had been walking in the Wasdale Screes area and been involved in a rockfall. One of them was hit on the head whilst another was hit on the hand by the rocks. Two team members heading …

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Slight Side, Scafell – Sun 30th Jul 2017 – Callout 56 in 2017 (limited)

We were later called by Police about 2 walkers who’d become lost whilst descending Scafell Pike. It was originally thought they might be near the Corridor Route but with help from Sarloc they were located on Slight Side nr Scafell. A small team then went up to help walk them off the mountain, followed by …

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Red Pike – Tue 25th Jul 2017 – Callout 54 in 2017 (limited)

We were called by our colleagues in Cockermouth Team about a party of 2 who had failed to return after a walk up Pillar and it was likely they were on the Wasdale side. After a number of phone calls and other enquiries by both teams one of the walkers made their own way back …

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Hardknott Pass – Sun 16th Jul 2017 – Callout 50 in 2017 (limited)

Team called by Police about a car and its occupants stuck on Hardknott Pass. We were stood down when it was known a taxi was coming instead.

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Crinkle Crags – Wed 12th Jul 2017 – Callout 49 in 2017 (limited)

We were called by our colleagues in Langdale Team to help with a search around Crinkle Crags for a missing walker. As we were arriving in Green Hole it was confirmed that the missing walker had already been escorted from the fell by a DofE team and we stood down.

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