Incidents

Broad Crag – Mon 28th Apr 2003 – Callout 11 in 2003

The team leader received a call from the Police to locate a group of 4 adults and 10 children (14 – 15 yrs) who were lost on steep ground and poor conditions with no lights and limited, suitable clothing. Initially a limited call-out was undertaken to establish more information on their location. As the incident …

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Scafell Pike – Sun 27th Apr 2003 – Callout 10 in 2003

Police received a mobile ‘999’ call from two male walkers in their 40’s via an informant in the south of the country. It was a group of three who were doing a recce of Scafell Pike for the 3 Peaks challenge. They had become lost as a group of three earlier in the day and …

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Black Sail Pass – Fri 18th Apr 2003 – Callout 9 in 2003

A father and son were both injured whilst ascending Blacksail. The father in his 60’s sustained a dislocated shoulder whilst the son (early 20s) collapsed from shock and sustained a gash to the head and was reported to be in a confused state. The alarm was raised at the Wasdale Head shop and the team …

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