Incidents

Wastwater Screes – Sat 26th Jan 2002 – Callout 5 in 2002 (limited)

Call from the police to rescue two walkers stuck on the Screes by the lake. A limited call-out was made with the rescue boat launched from the lakeside whilst the advance vehicle went directly to the pump house. The walkers had managed to get themselves safely off the Screes by the time the team had …

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Unknown Location – Sun 13th Jan 2002 – Callout 4 in 2002

Call from the Police at 1740 hrs regarding two people reporting themselves "lost" and in thick mist/dark on Great Gable. They had also said they were at map ref 218 095 and standing by a stretcher box (in other words, most probably at Sty Head. The Team leader spoke to them on their mobile and …

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Unknown Location – Tue 8th Jan 2002 – Callout 3 in 2002

Call from Whitehaven police to search for a 22 year old male who had become lost on his way from Wasdale to Seathwaite. The full team were called out when details of the incident became clearer. Keswick team and SARDA search dogs were also called out. Kirk Fell, Great Gable, Green Gable and the Corridor …

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Unknown Location – Wed 2nd Jan 2002 – Callout 2 in 2002

Call from the Police to report a single female (44 yr old) long overdue on fell run. Last seen at Sty Head, at 1000 hrs. and intending to continue up the corridor route to Lingmel Col and descend to Brackenclose. She was then to cycle back to a vehicle at Greendale and pick up her …

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Unknown Location – Tue 1st Jan 2002 – Callout 1 in 2002

Call to assist an overdue party. A father and 16 year old son had left Brotherilkeld at the bottom of Hardknott Pass to walk up Eskdale and over to Wasdale, with a planned overnight camp. Having made good time they phoned his wife at 1500 hrs. from the summit of the Pike and said they …

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