Incidents

Ill Crag – Sun 28th Mar 2004 – Callout 7 in 2004

The Team Leader received a call from the Keswick team to assist in the search for two walkers who had become benighted on the top of Great End and had requested help using their mobile phone. The Keswick team thought they may need to search along the ridge towards Broad Crag so required a radio …

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Upper Eskdale – Wed 10th Mar 2004 – Callout 6 in 2004

The police received a ‘999’ call from a mobile phone to raise the alarm for a 38 year old male walker who had collapsed exhausted on a walk involving Scafell Pike. The alarm was raised by his brother who had left the casualty in order to obtain a mobile phone signal higher up the mountain. …

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Wastwater Screes – Wed 10th Mar 2004 – Callout 5 in 2004 (limited)

The team were called to respond to a mobile phone ‘999’ call from three male walkers who had become cragfast on the Wastwater Screes. From information received, they were initially thought to be located slightly above the lakeside path. A limited callout was put into motion and a group of around ten were mustered. Once …

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Angle Tarn – Wed 10th Mar 2004 – Callout 4 in 2004

The police paged the team just after midnight to look for a missing walker assumed lost somewhere between Wasdale and Langdale. A male in his mid-twenties had left Wasdale Youth Hostel to walk to Langdale Youth Hostel. He had failed to turn up. His route was not known.Wasdale MRT, Keswick MRT, Langdale & Ambleside MRT …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/callout-08-in-2004/

Other Location – Wed 3rd Mar 2004 – Callout 3 in 2004

The team were called to support the Whitehaven Police who were urgently looking for a young 18 yr old girl with a medical problem who had collapsed somewhere in the town. Her location was unkown but the Police were in contact with her by mobile phone. By the time the team had assembled at the …

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