Incidents

Unknown Location – Tue 30th Oct 2001 – Callout 27 in 2001

Wasdale to Ravenglass – Solo walker reported overdue at Bed & Breakfast in Wasdale. Found to be fine and well back at home in Manchester. He had failed to inform B&B that he would not be turning up that night.

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Upper Eskdale – Mon 29th Oct 2001 – Callout 26 in 2001

The Wasdale Team Leader received call from the Team Leader, Langdale/Ambleside rescue team whilst at the Mill Forge rescue headquarters for a committee meeting. They and Keswick MRT were responding to a report that a 32yr old single male walker was long overdue on a route that would have taken him over Bow Fell, Esk …

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Pillar – Sat 27th Oct 2001 – Alert

Group of eight reported overdue on a walk up Pillar. No action taken apart from attempts to get more information.

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Upper Eskdale – Wed 24th Oct 2001 – Callout 25 in 2001

Call from Police to rescue 2 injured walkers from upper Eskdale. The group of 4 had started their walk the previous day. Their plan was to climb Scafell Pike via the corridor route. On reaching Styhead stretcher box they carried straight on towards Esk Hause and we believe ascended Great end via the band. On …

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Unknown Location – Mon 22nd Oct 2001 – Alert

Two walkers long overdue walking from Eskdale to Honnister. Turned up before a full team callout.

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Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Sat 13th Oct 2001 – Callout 24 in 2001

Call from Workington Police to assist 3 exhausted walkers on Lingmel. This rescue started small but ended as a major stretcher lower over and down extremely difficult terrain. The group of 12 had found themselves on the wrong side of Piers Gyll, high on the fell below Lingmel craggs. One member of the group had …

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Scafell Pike – Fri 12th Oct 2001 – Callout 23 in 2001

Call from the Police to attend a walker with a broken ankle by Lingmel Ghyll. The retired gentleman had slipped in Lord’s rake and twisted his ankle but managed to walk down assisted by a fellow walker. The advance team met him at the bottom of Brown Tongue and assisted him off the fell with …

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Broad Crag Col, Scafell Pike – Thu 11th Oct 2001 – Callout 22 in 2001

All Scafell Pike – Broad Col. Walker with a mobile phone (map but no compass) lost and seeking assistance. Assisted by other walkers before the team got on the scene.

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Eskdale – Sun 7th Oct 2001 – Callout 21 in 2001

Call from the Police to attend a lady with a broken ankle on the fell above the Outward Bound at Eskdale – the reservoir footpath off Giggle Alley. The lady was given first aid on the fell and carried back down to the Outward Bound school to await the ambulance. Taken to west Cumberland Hospital. …

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