Incidents

Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Sun 14th Nov 2004 – Callout 47 in 2004

Call from Workington Police regarding two overdue walkers. The two brothers from Barrow, 21 and 29 year old had set off from the green at Wasdale Head to climb Scafell Pike. When they hadn’t returned home the alarm was raised. In addition to the Wasdale team, Keswick, SARDA dogs and Duddon Furness were involved in …

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Great Gable – Sun 14th Nov 2004 – Callout 46 in 2004

The remembrance Sunday gathering on the summit of Great Gable had just concluded and the 500 plus fell goers and climbers were descending their various descent routes. Cloud was down to Styhead Pass and it was raining, very windy and cold (5 degrees on the summit). A 59 year-old male walker from Lancashire accompanied by …

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Eskdale – Sat 6th Nov 2004 – Callout 45 in 2004 (limited)

The team leader was called by Cumbria Police to deal with an incident in Eskdale. A group of three male walkers who were returning to their car at Brotherilkeld from a walk up Scafell heard whistles and lights on the valley side opposite them in the area of Brock Crag. A limited callout was made …

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