Incidents

Eskdale – Thu 28th Dec 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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Scafell Pike – Sat 11th Nov 2017 – Alert

We were called by Police about a walker reported to be separately from their group and potentially lost near the summit of Scafell Pike. The lost walker was helped off the mountain by other walkers without us needing to deploy.

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Hardknott Pass – Fri 3rd Nov 2017 – Callout 97 in 2017

The team was alerted by NWAS after an 18 year old female came off her bike descending Hardknott. With info a little sketchy and knowing a fall off a bike on Harknott isn’t much fun the team was called to base while further info was gathered.  After a call to the informant to gather further …

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Scafell Pike – Fri 3rd Nov 2017 – Alert

The team leader took a police call after a walker was reported overdue having left Langdale Campsite the previous morning.  We alerted Langdale MRT so they were aware in case a search was required.  As the previous day had been nice and it had been a mild night it was decided to give it a …

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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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Illgill Head – Thu 26th Oct 2017 – Callout 95 in 2017

Thursday evening saw the ream called again after someone reported seeing a torch light plashing SOS above the Wasdale Head campsite. A local team member had already headed up the hill to investigate and soon reported back to the Team Leader there was a female with a broken ankle near the Ill Gill Head intake …

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Eskdale – Thu 26th Oct 2017 – Callout 94 in 2017

The team was called out this afternoon to assist an elderly gentleman above Christcliff, Eskdale whilst descending from Eel tarn he’d slipped and fallen a couple of times and tried to make his way down but called for help when the ground became difficult. Once on scene he was assessed by a couple of Casualty …

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