Incidents

Scafell Pike – Tue 11th Sep 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about a walker reported overdue from a walk up Scafell Pike. Fortunately the walker returned, safe & well within an hour of being reported and we stood down.

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Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Mon 10th Sep 2018 – Callout 49 in 2018

We were called by Police about a further group of 3 walkers who had become lost whilst descending Scafell Pike and one of whom had fallen somewhere towards the gill. Team members from the earlier incident went back up the hill whilst further support was obtained from other Wasdale and Duddon Team members. Conditions by …

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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Mon 10th Sep 2018 – Callout 48 in 2018 (limited)

The team was alerted to 3 walkers who had got lost whilst descending Scafell Pike.  Contact was made and using PhoneFind the duty team leader was able to determine their location on the corridor route. After further conversations, directions were given and the party made their way towards Lingmell Col.  Given the limited equipment a …

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Eskdale – Mon 10th Sep 2018 – Callout 47 in 2018

The team was called after reports of shouting could be heard from Fisher Ground campsite in the area above Milkingstead. Upon investigation nothing was found and the shouting was put down to a local farmer gathering his sheep.

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Wastwater Screes – Tue 4th Sep 2018 – Callout 46 in 2018 (limited)

We were called by Police about 2 walkers who’d become stuck on the Wasdale Screes having ascended above the nominal line of the path in an effort to find easier ground. They were located using PhoneFind then a party went on the screes to help them off.

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Burnmoor Tarn – Sat 1st Sep 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about a walker reported overdue from a walk towards Burnmoor Tarn (and presumably onto Scafell) from Boot. They ended up making their own way off the fell, the walk talking a bit longer than originally anticipated.

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Looking Stead – Fri 31st Aug 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about a walker suffering from a Migraine attack and struggling to make their way off the fell. In the end they made their own way off without team assistance.

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Scafell Pike – Fri 31st Aug 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about 2 walkers reported overdue from a walk up Scafell Pike. They turned up safe and well soon after the initial report and we stood down.

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Great Gable – Thu 30th Aug 2018 – Alert

We were alerted by Cockermouth MRT to an elderly gentleman missing on Great Gable.  They managed to make contact with him and found he was able to see buildings. We sent a vehicle to Wasdale Head and Keswick sent a vehicle to Seathwaite who then flashed their blue lights which he could see.  Cockermouth passed …

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Greta Gill, Scafell Pike – Thu 30th Aug 2018 – Callout 45 in 2018

We were called by Police about a walker who’d slipped off the Corridor Route and fallen down a gully sustaining a broken wrist and other injuries. The casualty was first helped by a passing doctor. Two team members were diverted from the earlier incident and went to Greta Gil and provided pain relief and splinted …

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