Incidents

Scafell Pike – Mon 26th Sep 2005 – Callout 40 in 2005

Telephone call from the police to respond to a ‘999’ from a mobile phone. 4 male walkers had walked from the Wasdale valley bottom to the top of Scafell Pike. One of their party had sustained an injury to his leg. They had met up with another party of four and had been making their …

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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Thu 22nd Sep 2005 – Callout 39 in 2005 (limited)

Telephone call direct from one of the Wasdale team members who lives at Wasdale Head. A 40 yrold male was long overdue from Scafell Pike. His wife was the informant and was waiting at the Green. She had news that he’d been seen at the summit at about 3pm. He had waterproof clothing and some …

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Unknown Location – Tue 20th Sep 2005 – Alert

Direct call from the owner of the Wasdale Head Inn. He had very concerned parents who were waiting for their sonto turn up from a walk and thought he was long overdue. The missing person was a 47 yr old male, walking alone and setting off from Buttermere (Gatesgarth from their description). He was walking …

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Scafell Pike – Mon 19th Sep 2005 – Callout 38 in 2005

The team were called by the police to respond to a long overdue pair of walkers. A Father and son, late 50’s and late 20’s, had left Carlisle at 9:00 hrs to climb Scafell Pike from Seathwaite. They had started their climb at 10:30 hrs and were still not back at 9.30 p.m.Wasdale called Keswick …

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Scafell Pike – Sun 18th Sep 2005 – Alert

The team leader was called by Workington Police regarding a group of 3 peakers who were lost on the Pike. Their initial information was:-

  1. no injuries involved
  2. the weather had turned bad
  3. it was dark and cloudy
  4. they didn’t have food or drinks
  5. they didn’t have adequate waterproofs

Initially they couldn’t be re-contacted …

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Eskdale – Mon 12th Sep 2005 – Callout 37 in 2005

The team were paged by Workington Police regarding a lady in her 50’s with a suspected broken ankle. Her location was given as high up next to the second gill, Hardknott Fell on the Eskdale side. When more details were known, the lady was not a walker but from one of the local farms. She …

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Gavel Neese, Great Gable – Thu 8th Sep 2005 – Callout 36 in 2005

The team were called to assist a lady in her early 20’s who had slipped on Gavel Neese on the way up Great Gable, approximately 200 meters above the intake wall on the path to Beck Head. The young lady had a previous back injury and during the fall had injured her back again and …

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