The team was called out to rescue a pair of walkers who had become benighted on the summit plateau of Scafell Pike. They were found not too far from the summit itself and were warmed up before being walked down to Wasdale Head.
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The team was called to assist a pair of walkers stuck on Lords Rake on steep snow. Since many team members were about to leave for training in Scotland, Duddon and Furness MRT were called in to run the incident with the assistance of Wasdale team members. One team member already in the area assisted …
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Flashing lights were reported on the Screes. A group of team members returning from training investigated and found nothing. A false alarm with good intent.
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We were called by Cumbria Police about a car and its 4 occupants who were reported to be stuck on Hardknott Pass. It was not possible to make contact with the informant by phone so a team vehicle was despatched to investigate. It turned out the car was on Wrynose rather than Hardknott pass. On …
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We were asked to help the ambulance service reach a patient in an inaccessible location. One team doctor attended the casualty who did not require any further assistance.
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We were called by Cumbria Police at 21:47 about a man in his mid-60s reported overdue by the hotel where he was staying. It was known he’d started at Seathwaite in Borrowdale but unclear exactly where he had gone but thought most likely to be Scafell Pike. This led to a major search of the …
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We were called out by Cumbria Police to search the River Ehen for a missing young child. As we were responding thankfully the Police found the girl safe and well.
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We received a call from the police to say flashing lights had been reported on the Wasdale Screes in the boulder field area. A limited search of the Screes path from both ends of the lake was made, using the boat and a foot party. Nothing was found and the incident was closed at 19.45. …
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