Incidents

Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Sat 21st Dec 2002 – Callout 58 in 2002

Keswick MRT called in Wasdale MRT to assist in a search for two missing walkers. The male and female walker had failed to turn up at their hotel and their car was still parked at Seathwaite. A number of SARDA search dogs and handlers were mobilised along with the Keswick and Wasdale teams. By chance, …

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Great End – Wed 18th Dec 2002 – Callout 57 in 2002 (limited)

Two Wasdale team members on Great End were asked to lend a hand to Keswick MRT who were responding to a ‘999’ call for an elderly man with a broken ankle at Styhead stretcher box. They administered casualty care until the Keswick team arrived and stretchered the gentleman back down to the Keswick side. They …

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Lingmell – Tue 17th Dec 2002 – Callout 56 in 2002 (limited)

Following a call from the Wasdale Head Hotel, the base was manned whilst two team members investigated shouts and flashing lights on Lingmel Nose. They found four young men making their way slowly down the fellside in the dark. They had been trying to attract the attention of their friends in the valley bottom. Base …

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Stanley Ghyll, Eskdale – Tue 3rd Dec 2002 – Callout 55 in 2002 (limited)

Following a mobile phone ‘999’ call, the team were called by the police to locate and rescue four walkers who had become benighted at the top of Stanley Ghyll, Eskdale. Due to the close proximity of the track to the stranded party, a limited call-out was organised and a small group of five team members …

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