Incidents

Scafell Pike – Mon 27th Jan 2003 – Callout 5 in 2003 (limited)

The team leader was called by the police to respond to a call from a group of three walkers who had been lost on Scafell Pike since late afternoon the previous day. They had left the top of Scafell Pike at 1500 hrs. on the Sunday afternoon and got lost returning to their car at …

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Crinkle Crags – Sun 12th Jan 2003 – Callout 4 in 2003 (limited)

The team leader received a request from Langdale Ambleside MRT to open Mill Forge for a radio relay. Single 37yr old male missing on walk over Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell. Langdale were searching north side and to the summits of those fells and putting search dogs into Green Hole etc.

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Great End – Sun 5th Jan 2003 – Callout 3 in 2003

The police called the team leader to investigate the where-abouts of two male climbers who had become long overdue. The informant was waiting for the two climbers in Gosforth car park. They had set out that morning to winter climb on either Great End or Pikes Crag (Scafell Pike). They were expected back at 1500 …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/2003-rescue-08/

Eskdale – Fri 3rd Jan 2003 – Callout 2 in 2003

When the team were setting off from Brotherilkeld cattle grid (previous incident), they were approached by a male and female in some distress and totally lost. They had left their car at the Old Dungeon Gyll, Langdale earlier that morning and set off to walk the high fells. They had become disoriented and eventually came …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/2003-rescue-07/

Hardknott Pass – Fri 3rd Jan 2003 – Callout 1 in 2003

The team were asked to respond to a two vehicle ‘accident’ on Hardknott Pass. The police were unable to get to the vehicles due to ice and snow. The team vehicles were parked at the bottom of the pass and team members walked up. The two vehicles were in fact ice-bound above the 1:3 section …

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