Incidents

Scafell Pike – Sun 29th Aug 2004 – Callout 32 in 2004

Whitehaven Police station contacted the team regarding two overdue fell walkers on Scafell. Weather conditions were high winds and rain. The team leader contacted the informant, who had needed to travel down the valley in order to get a mobile phone signal. The two male walkers, 21 and 20 years old were completing the three …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 28th Aug 2004 – Callout 31 in 2004

The team were already at the Head for the Lingmel Dash fell race when the vehicle was approached at 1630 hours by a mother and three children who had become separated from the father and 14 yrs old son whilst climbing Scafell Pike. The five had set off from Brackenclose and when they had crossed …

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Mosedale – Fri 27th Aug 2004 – Callout 30 in 2004 (limited)

The team leader was called by Cockermouth MRT to assist in the search for two overdue walkers who were doing the Ennerdale horseshoe. The father and his 17 year old son from London had set off late morning the previous day and their last contact had been at Brandreth (head of Ennerdale valley late afternoon).Wasdale …

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Wastwater – Tue 24th Aug 2004 – Callout 29 in 2004 (limited)

The team leader was called at work to respond to an incident where two people had capsized in Wastwater. The team has a rescue boat and so a limited callout was done to bring in the boat squad. Before the vehicle and boat left the rescue base at Gosforth the incident was stood down as …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 21st Aug 2004 – Alert

Workington police paged the team to deal with an overdue Grandfather and grandson on Scafell Pike. Whilst the team leader was putting out a full team callout he heard the pips going on his phone. He immediately took that call anticipating further details on the missing party and was informed that the missing pair had …

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Scafell Pike – Wed 18th Aug 2004 – Callout 28 in 2004

A paged message received from Workington police to request assistance for two cragfast and lost walkers, initially reported as two girls but subsequently established to be a male and female in their mid twenties. They had left Langdale earlier that day to climb Scafell Pike via Angle Tarn and Esk Hause. They were on the …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 14th Aug 2004 – Callout 27 in 2004

The team leader received a call from the Owner of the Wasdale Head Hotel to advise that two women from Wallsend had left their husbands walking in the valley but were reporting them long overdue. Missing persons were two males (one 54 yrs old and the other in his early 30’s). One was reported to …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 7th Aug 2004 – Callout 26 in 2004

Call from Workington Police to contact them to assist with overdue runners on Scafell Pike. The Team Leader spoke to the informant who was extremely concerned that three runners doing the Bob graham round had failed to turn up at their food / water stop and were long overdue. After a short period a full …

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