Incidents

Scafell Pike – Sun 31st Jul 2005 – Callout 27 in 2005

Call from the police to search for two lost male walkers in their early 50’s who had left Brackenclose earlier that day to climb Scafell Pike. They had made the summit then became lost at some slabs at about 200 ft below the summit of the Pike. They were contacted on their mobile phone by …

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Wastwater Screes – Sat 23rd Jul 2005 – Callout 26 in 2005 (limited)

Call from the police to investigate calls for help coming from the Screes. A lady walking in the vicinity of the Youth Hostel reported calls for help coming from high up on the Screes. A limited call out was initiated and 4 team members investigated the incident by walking along the Screes path from the …

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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Fri 22nd Jul 2005 – Callout 25 in 2005

Call from the Police to rescue a 41 yr old male three peaker. He along with his colleagues had set off from Seathwaite to climb Scafell Pike. On their return from the summit, on the Corridor route, he had a fit. 10 members of the Wasdale team supported by the Keswick team went to his …

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Mosedale – Fri 22nd Jul 2005 – Callout 24 in 2005

Call from the Wasdale Head Hotel. A group of local walkers were completing the Mosedale horseshoe and whilst descending Dore Head Scree, one of the walkers felt feint, passed out and fell approximately 15 feet (tumble fall). The weather conditions were very warm and due a medical condition he had feinted and taken the tumble. …

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Yew Crag, Eskdale – Sun 17th Jul 2005 – Callout 23 in 2005

Call from Workington Police to rescue a 21 yr old male from the Kendal area who had fallen approximately 60 foot down Yew Crag, Hard Knott fell in Eskdale. He had been camping with his friends just north of the Roman Fort on Hardknott Pass. His fall was arrested by a tree and he was …

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Napes, Great Gable – Sat 9th Jul 2005 – Callout 22 in 2005

Call from Workington Police, regarding a 12 yr old boy who’d been hit on the head by a falling rock and suffered a head injury. The location was on steep scrambling ground, close to Napes Needle on Great Gable. He was treated by team members before being transferred to Carlisle Hospital by Navy Sea King …

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Harter Fell – Mon 4th Jul 2005 – Callout 21 in 2005

Call from the police regarding a 55 year old male who fell whilst scrambling on the rock on the summit of Harter Fell in Eskdale. He sustained a laceration to the scalp and two very impressive black eyes. Given that it was a head injury, the causality was concussed and had lost consciousness for a …

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