Incidents

Unknown Location – Sun 30th Dec 2001 – Callout 35 in 2001

Call to help a crag fast walker and his dog on Pikes Crag, Scafell Pike. Alarm raised by the stranded walker mobile phone to the Police station. He was crag fast on the buttress just to the side of pikes Crag on Scafell Pike. He was approximately 50 metres above the foot of the buttress …

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Wastwater Screes – Thu 22nd Nov 2001 – Callout 34 in 2001 (limited)

Call to investigate cries for help on the Screes path. Limited call-out undertaken but it turned out to be a well intentioned false alarm. Found farmer gathering sheep.

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Esk Hause – Mon 19th Nov 2001 – Callout 33 in 2001

Call to support Keswick MRT searching for a missing male walker traveling across the tops to Netherwasdale. Full details of the rescue to follow from the team leader shortly. Missing person found safe and well sheltering at Esk Hause shelter in the early hours of Wednesday morning. rescue base closed down at around 0330 hrs.

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Esk Hause – Mon 19th Nov 2001 – Callout 32 in 2001

Single male reported overdue between Keswick and Wasdale YHAs. He was found by Keswick Dogs at Esk Hause and escorted back down.

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Sty Head – Thu 15th Nov 2001 – Callout 31 in 2001 (limited)

Report of a large fully packed abandoned rucksack at Styhead. Two team members investigated and found it to be a small sack of firewood left for a camping party. No further action taken.

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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Sat 10th Nov 2001 – Callout 30 in 2001

Call to rescue a man who slipped on Brown Tongue path by Lingmel Gyll crossing. Stretchered off to car and driven to West Cumberland Hospital

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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Sat 10th Nov 2001 – Callout 30 in 2001

Call from Workington Police. 19 yr old man from Halifax had slipped on the path, descending Brown Tongue and had sustained an ankle injury that prevented him from being able to continue. There were only around 14 members in total but the casualty was just below the Lingmel Gyll stream crossing (approx. 280 meters up …

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Burnmoor Tarn – Fri 9th Nov 2001 – Callout 28 in 2001

Call from Workington Police at 1700 hrs regarding a report of two "elderly gentlemen" who were unlikely to be able to walk down without mountain rescue assistance. The Police didn’t have an accurate description of the location but knew it was somewhere in the vicinity of the Burnmoor Tarn path, from Wasdale. We found the …

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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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