Scafell Pike – Wed 23rd Oct 2002

The Deputy Team leader was called following a report of an overdue Mother and son who had been coming down off Scafell Pike. Preliminary arrangements were being made to investigate the situation when they eventually turned up safe and well. The incident was a well intentioned 999 call.

Eskdale – Sat 19th Oct 2002

Whitehaven Police called the team to attend to a climber who had fallen 10 metres in Eskdale and suffered multiple injuries. The climber was climbing on Linbeck and fell from the top of the climb sustaining serious head, chest and spinal injuries. The team doctors administered first aid on the Read more…

Yewbarrow – Sun 6th Oct 2002

Whitehaven Police called again to report a climber stuck on Yewbarrow. The climber was rescued whilst the first incident was being dealt with. These two incidents happened within 15 minutes of each other and effectively split the resources of the team in half. Regardless of this, both incidents were managed Read more…

Wasdale – Sat 5th Oct 2002

Whilst the team were preparing to search for the missing man ( incident 48), a group of walkers approached with their colleague who had sustained a dislocated shoulder whilst descending Mickledore on Scafell Pike. He had fallen four times during his descent but managed to get himself off the fell. Read more…