Incidents

Upper Eskdale – Wed 23rd Jul 2003 – Callout 27 in 2003

Call from the Police to investigate a missing family group, four adults and two children who had climbed Scafell Pike. They had left Coniston camp site at 1100 hrs the previous morning and had not turned up by 0030 hrs. The husband of one of the missing persons called the police. After speaking with the …

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Netherbeck, Wasdale – Tue 15th Jul 2003 – Callout 26 in 2003

The team were called to rescue a lady in her early 40’s who suffered a stumble fall into quite a deep ditch, a few hundred meters from Bowderdale Farm, Netherbeck. The team went in from the farm. The lady had clearly broken her right tib and fib which was splinted with pain relief, before the …

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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Sun 13th Jul 2003 – Callout 25 in 2003

Wasdale team were called to assist a female with a knee injury on the Brown Tongue path. She had been part of a much larger group tackling the 3 peaks when she became injured on the descent. Her husband stayed with her whilst the rest of the group descended. A full team call-out was implemented …

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Wastwater Screes – Sat 5th Jul 2003 – Callout 24 in 2003 (limited)

Call from the Police at about 1700hrs. Two people (man and wife) in their 60’s had walked from Boot, over Burnmoor and along the Scree path on the southern side of Wastwater. They’d got stuck on the scree, about 100 metres from the water edge. The team leader spoke to them (by mobile) but it …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 5th Jul 2003 – Callout 23 in 2003

Wasdale team were called to search for missing walkers on Scafell Pike. Cloud level was down. The full team were called out to search however the missing persons turned up safe and well before the search groups got out onto the fell.

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Upper Eskdale – Tue 1st Jul 2003 – Callout 22 in 2003

Wasdale team were called to assist in the search for a 59yr old male walker who had left the Old Dungeon Ghyll to tackle Bowfell / Esk Pike / Broad Crag / Scafell Pike / Scafell (via Broad Stand) and returning back to Langdale. His car was still at ODG and Langdale MRT, Keswick MRT …

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