Incidents

Dent Fell – Thu 29th Aug 2002 – Callout 33 in 2002

The team was called out to rescue a off road trials motorcyclist who had sustained an injury to his right knee whilst descending the fell at the back of Dent (Ulldale fell) with his work colleagues. He was located approximately 1 kilometre up from Ulldale Bottom and was carried off the fell to the team …

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Scafell Pike – Wed 28th Aug 2002 – Callout 32 in 2002

41 year old male reported long overdue on Scafell Pike. He turned up when a third party rang to say he was being looked after at a tent in Hollowstones.

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Unknown Location – Tue 27th Aug 2002 – Alert

The team leader was called by the police whilst organising the previous rescue. A male walker in his early 70’s and his female companion had set off from Wrynose Pass to walk the Crinkles, Bowfell, Esk Pike and across to Scafell Pike and Scafell before descending to rendezvous with a car which had been delivered …

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Beck Head, Great Gable – Mon 26th Aug 2002 – Callout 31 in 2002

Team leader called by one of the team members who lives at Wasdale Head reporting flashing lights on Beck Head, Great Gable. Following investigation, an adult plus two sixteen year olds were found at the foot of Ill Ghyll, Kirk Fell, making their way down to callout the team. There were a further twelve sixteen …

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Unknown Location – Tue 20th Aug 2002 – Callout 30 in 2002 (limited)

Team leader called by police to deal with a missing lady overdue from a walk with her husband when they became separated. They had walked up from Seathwaite, via Esk Hause to Scafell Pike. They then descended to the bottom of cam Spout and made their way back up to Esk Hause.They became separated and …

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Wastwater – Sat 17th Aug 2002 – Alert

The police contacted the team leader at 1400hrs to rescue two canoeists who had overturned on Wastwater and could not be seen on the surface. A few minutes later, before the bleep was initiated, a further call came in from the police to say that the two canoeists were seen climbing out of the water …

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Scafell Pike – Tue 13th Aug 2002 – Callout 29 in 2002

Two male walkers in their mid 30’s were doing the 3 peaks event when they become lost on Scafell Pike. They left Brackenclose, Wasdale at 2130 hrs the previous evening and their father, waiting in the valley bottom became concerned when they failed to appear later that night. At 0730 hrs a standby call was …

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