Incidents

Great Gable – Tue 31st May 2005 – Callout 13 in 2005

Call from one of the team members who lives at the Wasdale Head. They had the wife of a man who was very late back from doing Great Gable. She’d last seen him part way up at about 12.30pm but there was also medical history that gave us cause for concern over his safety. The …

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Scafell Pike – Sun 29th May 2005 – Callout 12 in 2005

The police called the team out to respond to a broken ankle on Scafell Pike. A father and his 12 year old son were descending from Mickledore when the son went over on his ankle at the Woolworth boulder and could not put any weight on it. The father called the police on his mobile …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 28th May 2005 – Alert

Police called the team regarding three very late three peakers. They had completed Ben Nevis earlier that weekend and had not returned from their ascent of Scafell Pike. The weather conditions were extreme on top of the Pike with high winds, low cloud and rain showers. After a good deal of telephone calls around local …

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Eskdale – Mon 9th May 2005 – Callout 11 in 2005

A report came in just as the team were gathering for the regular Monday practice. A lady had broken her wrist and had walked down off the fell and was by one of the farms in Eskdale. Two team members were in attendance and the team doctor was dispatched from Gosforth to deal with the …

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Scafell – Sun 8th May 2005 – Alert

Police reported two missing persons and informant at Wha House, Eskdale. Two young lads (16 and 20 yrs old) left Eskdale at 3.00 pm to climb Scafell and then Scafell Pike. Late setting off but with difficult ground potentially en route. They turned up at about 10.50pm. The previous weekend the Team Leader had another …

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Great Gable – Sat 7th May 2005 – Alert

Police called to pass on details of a woman who’d apparently seen a red flare on Great Gable. Tried to ring back but no answer. A check was made with the Keswick MRT leader to see if it was their team but it wasn’t. No further action was taken and nothing more reported. In nearly …

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