Incidents

Unknown Location – Mon 28th Aug 2000 – Callout 31 in 2000 (limited)

The team leader was called directly from the Wasdale Head Inn by a Wasdale team member. A lady was extremely concerned that her husband had not returned from a walk somewhere in Wasdale. They were here on holiday (from Jersey) and were staying with friends at Bigrigg. Her husband had left Bigrigg at 0830 hrs, …

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Scafell Pike – Sun 20th Aug 2000 – Callout 30 in 2000

Three males set off to walk up Scafell Pike as part of their 3-peaks challenge late in the afternoon. They left Burnthwaite heading for Styhead then turned to the south, crossing the beck and proceeding up Lingmel crags. Two turned back due to the ‘steepness of the rocks’. The third male carried on but failed …

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Unknown Location – Wed 16th Aug 2000 – Callout 29 in 2000

The team leader was asked for a dog handler and navigator to search upper Eskdale (Green Hole area) and up to Bowfell. Having opened the base and got the search team organised he then found that the two missing people (aged 72 and 16) had left Langdale earlier the previous day, with the intention of …

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Unknown Location – Thu 3rd Aug 2000 – Callout 28 in 2000

It started with a call from Whitehaven Police, reporting three people missing, having not come back to their hotel in Eskdale. The Team Leader spoke to the hotel manager and found that the three missing people were one female (aged 31) and two males, aged 30 and 74 ! They were probably going to walk …

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