Incidents

Broad Crag – Mon 28th Mar 2005 – Callout 5 in 2005

The Team was paged by Workington to rescue a male walker in his late thirties who had become crag fast whilst descending Scafell Pike. He was on a mobile phone and through a description of his location along with a grid reference, it placed in him the region of Dropping Crag on the northern side …

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Upper Eskdale – Sat 26th Mar 2005 – Callout 4 in 2005 (limited)

The Team Leader was called by the police to respond to a request for assistance regarding an overdue walker. A group of three males had setoff from the New Dungeon Gill Hotel in Langdale to climb Scafell Pike and camp at Angle Tarn. During the ascent one of the walkers was forced to turn back …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/callout-08-in-2005/

Scar Lathing, Upper Eskdale – Sun 13th Mar 2005 – Callout 3 in 2005

The Team was paged by Workington police to attend a ‘999’ call from a male walker in his early thirties with a suspected broken ankle. He and his colleague had been walking the previous day and on their descent he had slipped on the path at Scarlathing, approximately half way down the Eskdale valley, and …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/callout-07-in-2005/