Incidents

Kirkfell – Tue 11th Nov 2014 – Callout 59 in 2014

The team was called out to search for a missing female on Kirkfell, Wasdale. As the team was responding she turned up safe and well in Wasdale.

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Scafell Pike – Sun 9th Nov 2014 – Callout 58 in 2014 (limited)

We were called by Police about a couple who were lost on Scafell Pike. After talking on the phone with the team leader it was established they were on the Eskdale side of the mountain and they started to retrace their steps back up towards the summit. Having made the summit the weather had improved …

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Broad Crag Col, Scafell Pike – Thu 6th Nov 2014 – Callout 57 in 2014

The team was called by police at 02:45 after a missing collie called Jasper had been found at Broad Crag Col and assistance was needed getting him down to the valley. Jasper had been missing since Sunday and was last seen near Cam Spout in Upper Eskdale.

The team stretchered Jasper over a little …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 1st Nov 2014 – Callout 56 in 2014

We were called by Police about 2 walkers reported lost somewhere on Scafell Pike. Unfortunately it was not possible to phone them back to get further details and after waiting some time the team leader initiated a full callout, with support from DFMRT to undertake a search. Fortunately, they managed to make their own way …

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Broad Stand, Scafell – Wed 29th Oct 2014 – Callout 55 in 2014

We were called by Police about a family of 4 with a dog who had become stuck on the ledge above Broad Stand on Scafell. We located them near the abseil point and got them in the bivvy tent whilst we set up our ropes for a lower down to Mickledore. Each person and the …

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Overbeck, Wasdale – Fri 24th Oct 2014 – Callout 54 in 2014

We were called by Police about reports of a lady walker who had gone missing from a party walking by the Overbeck river gorge, near Wastwater. Sadly she was found in a pool below the main waterfall and had not survived. A Royal Navy Seaking which was training in the area helped us remove the …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 11th Oct 2014 – Alert

11/10/14 20:15 Alert : We were called by Police about a group of 3 walkers reported overdue from a walk on Scafell Pike. The returned whilst the team leader was gathering details.

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Scafell Pike – Thu 9th Oct 2014 – Alert

We were called by Police about a walker who was reported to have a leg injury and struggling to walk off Scafell Pike although the location was uncertain. The call came in whilst we were training near Wasdale Head and we were able to search for her vehicle straight away which was not found. It …

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Millom – Tue 7th Oct 2014 – Callout 53 in 2014

We were called by Duddon and Furness MRT to help with a search for a vulnerable missing person in the Millom area. Just as we were starting to deploy the missing person was found by search dogs and we were able to return to base.

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Scafell Pike – Sun 5th Oct 2014 – Alert

We were called by Police about a group of 3 walkers, one of whom had returned to the Wasdale Head Inn reporting her two companions overdue from a walk on Scafell Pike. Whilst the team leader was gathering details there were reports of lights up the valley towards Sty Head and a team member went …

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