Incidents

Scafell Pike – Sun 18th Feb 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about 2 walkers reported overdue from a walk on Scafell Pike. Fortunately we were able to phone them and confirm they were safe & well and returning home and we stood down.

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Scafell Pike – Fri 16th Feb 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about a walker who was reported overdue from a trip up Scafell Pike. As we started to gather information he made his own way into the Boot Inn and we stood down.

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Skew Gill, Great End – Sat 3rd Feb 2018 – Callout 3 in 2018

We were called by Police about 2 walkers reported overdue from a walk on Scafell Pike. Using the ‘find my iPhone’ function it was determined they were likely to be somewhere near the Corridor Route. Search teams were deployed from Wasdale & Keswick Teams along with a Coastguard Helicopter from Prestwick. The missing walkers were …

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Upper Eskdale – Sun 14th Jan 2018 – Callout 2 in 2018

The team spent 3 days searching for a missing walker on Scafell Pike. The walker was initially reported overdue from a walk on Scafell Pike on Sunday 14th January at 19:00. Team members who had already been to an injured walker near the summit searched in foul conditions but without success. Assistance was requested from …

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Scafell Pike – Sun 14th Jan 2018 – Callout 1 in 2018

A walker reported they were now stuck after sliding some distance down snow. The walker was located near Dropping Crag on Scafell Pike. After medical assessment it was determined they had injured their shoulder and had other bumps and bruises but after some simple analgesia were able to walk off.

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Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Sun 14th Jan 2018 – Alert

In the first incident of the year, a group of walkers reported themselves lost on Scafell Pike. The team leader made contact and used Sarloc to determine the location, on the western banks of Piers Gill. Directions were given over the phone and fortunately they were able to use the compass function of their phone …

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Eskdale – Tue 28th Nov 2017 – Callout 101 in 2017

Team called this evening for a combination of shouts heard in the Brotherikeld area and 2 walkers reported overdue from a walk. Team members went to the area to see if they could hear the shouts or spot the walkers and in the end the walkers returned safe & well and the shouts, which were …

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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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Pillar – Sat 18th Nov 2017 – Callout 99 in 2017

We were called by Police about 2 walkers who were descending a gill below Wistow Crags on Pillar. One of the walkers had taken a short tumble in the gill banging their head and injuring their arm. Due to the unusual location a short search was needed to locate the walkers who were found in …

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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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