Incidents

Scafell Pike – Thu 30th Oct 2003 – Callout 48 in 2003

Called in to support Langdale & Ambleside MRT (LAMRT) to search the Scafell range for a missing father and son long overdue. Their car was in the Langdale Valley and they had set off early the previous day from Burnley to climb Scafell Pike. They were ill equipped with no map or torch, light waterproofs. …

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Eskdale – Wed 15th Oct 2003 – Callout 47 in 2003

Call from the Police at 0900 hrs. A female informant at the Eskdale YHA, had taken a walk up Scafell while her friend was going to do a low level walk in the valley. The friend hadn’t turned up and was long overdue… 51 yr old female, only lightly equipped for low level walk, no …

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Mosedale – Sat 11th Oct 2003 – Callout 46 in 2003 (limited)

The police were called by a group of four lady fell walkers who were looking for advice on whether to proceed to Ennerdale. They had started their walk in Eskdale, walked across to Wasdale and proceeded up Yewbarrow, red Pike and were on their way across to Pillar via Wind Gap. The team leader spoke …

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Sty Head – Sat 11th Oct 2003 – Callout 45 in 2003

Workington police paged the team leader concerning a walker with a broken ankle at Styhead. There was some discussion with Keswick team who were also called out to a similar incident. There had been two reports from the fell of what at first appeared to be two separate incidents. When it was firmly established that …

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Yewbarrow – Thu 2nd Oct 2003 – Callout 44 in 2003

A 22 yr old male scrambler had started up the front of Bell Rib on Yewbarrow when he tumble fell around 10 meters injuring his femur. He was on his own but managed to call the police on his mobile phone. The fracture was serious as it was at the very top of the long …

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