Incidents

Scafell Pike – Sun 15th Jul 2001 – Callout 9 in 2001 (limited)

The team leader received a call from the Wasdale Head Hotel regarding three missing people (doing the three peaks). Originally a group of 7, they had split up having left the summit of Scafell Pike at around 1900 hrs. Four of them had made it back to Brackenclose by 2030 hrs. but three were still …

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Pikes Crag, Scafell Pike – Sun 15th Jul 2001 – Callout 8 in 2001

Call from Workington Police shortly before 3.30pm on Sunday afternoon, regarding a report of a climber who had fallen on Lord’s Rake. They did not have details of the injuries but could me a mobile telephone number for the informant.The Team Leader rang the informant but had to leave a message (as the number was …

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Upper Eskdale – Sun 1st Jul 2001 – Alert

Call from Whitehaven Police. Two people (22yr old and 56 yr old males – lightly equipped, no torches or whistles had rung 999 to say they were lost (not injured) and needed MRT assistance to help them down. Initially, we could not call them back as their mobile number was unavailable (a common experience). At …

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