Incidents

Napes, Great Gable – Wed 20th Aug 2014 – Callout 37 in 2014 (limited)

The team was called to assist a mother and son stuck on scree in Great Hells Gate on Great Gable. The team helped them down the scree and escorted them to Sty Head where they descended to their car in Borrowdale.

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Scafell Pike – Sat 16th Aug 2014 – Alert

Whilst we were walking the groups off Scafell Pike we were contacted by the police about a pair overdue also on Scafell Pike. Whilst the team leader was gathering further details they turned up safe and well.

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Scafell Pike – Sat 16th Aug 2014 – Callout 36 in 2014 (limited)

The team was called by a pair of walkers lost near the summit of Scafell Pike. Their location was determined using SARLOC and a team member already on the hill went to their aid. Whilst descending another group of six who were struggling were also walked down to Wasdale Head.

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Scafell Pike – Mon 11th Aug 2014 – Alert

Team contacted regarding reports of a missing mountain biker on Scafell Pike. During the investigation and planning he turned up safe and well. Thanks to Cumbria Police for their assistance.

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Scafell – Mon 11th Aug 2014 – Callout 35 in 2014

The team was called out to locate a group of 4 people who had spent over 24 hours on Scafell Pike. We located the group at 11:15 near Slight Side on Scafell. The group were walked from the mountain. This call out makes 5 call outs in 24 hours for Wasdale MRT. Thanks to Duddon …

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Scafell Pike – Sun 10th Aug 2014 – Alert

Whilst the Yewbarrow incident was ongoing another call came reporting 2 walkers overdue from a walk on Scafell Pike. Fortunately this resolved itself very quickly with no team involvement.

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Yewbarrow – Sun 10th Aug 2014 – Callout 34 in 2014

Whilst the River Irt incident was ongoing we were contacted again about shouts for help being heard somewhere near the Wasdale Head Inn. A team member went to investigate and saw 2 people up on the Yewbarrrow fell side. On arriving it was apparent a fell runner had taken a significant fall and suffered multiple …

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River Irt – Sun 10th Aug 2014 – Callout 33 in 2014

We were contacted by Police regarding a family reporting themselves lost and finding it difficult to continue due to very muddy ground somewhere near the River Irt between Nether Wasdale and Santon Bridge. They were encouraged to keep walking and were then picked up in a team vehicle and given a lift back to their …

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Scafell Pike – Sun 10th Aug 2014 – Alert

We were called by Police about a party of three on the 3 peaks reported overdue. It became apparent when speaking to the informant the party had been seen descending into Eskdale from Mickledore and it was decided to allow them more time to turn up. They arrived back at Brackenclose at 03:30 without the …

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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Sat 2nd Aug 2014 – Callout 32 in 2014

The team was called out to assist a male fell runner who had taken a considerable fall near to Greta Gill on the Corridor Route. He had fallen around 20 meters and suffered significant injuries. The team mobilised the help from the Duddon and Furness Mountain Rescue Team along with an RAF Sea King from …

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