Incidents

Scafell Pike – Fri 28th Apr 2006 – Callout 16 in 2006

A call was received from Whitehaven police to assist with a search for a 39 year old lost walker between the Three Shires Stones (Wrynose Pass) and Scafell Pike. He was due to meet his friend there but had not turned up. Wasdale were to support Langdale Ambleside and cover the routes from the Wasdale …

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Wasdale – Fri 28th Apr 2006 – Callout 15 in 2006 (limited)

The Team received a telephone call from the Wasdale Head Hotel to assist with transporting a coach load of Brownies. The coach was transporting 20 Brownies and their leaders from Workington to the Old School in Eskdale. The driver did not know the road ended up at Wasdale Head. When returning down the valley the …

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Pillar – Tue 25th Apr 2006 – Callout 14 in 2006

The Team committee were paged by the police to respond to a call for assistance on Pillar. Two male walkers in their 40’s had phoned a local pub in Gosforth at 8.15 p.m. to advise that they were just about to descend off Pillar. They had not turned up later so the pub had contacted …

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Other Location – Fri 21st Apr 2006 – Callout 13 in 2006

The Wasdale and Keswick teams were called out by the Langdale Ambleside team to provide additional search groups for two missing boys aged 14 and 16 years. They had been last seen at 2.30 p.m. when they left their parents to search for a missing dog. The Wasdale Team were tasked to search Styhead up …

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Netherbeck, Wasdale – Sat 15th Apr 2006 – Callout 12 in 2006

The team were called directly to rescue a local lady in her early 60’s with a broken leg. At first the locations was taken to be Overbeck Buttress on Yewbarrow but subsequently found to be Netherbeck, opposite Overbeck Buttress on the Middle Fell side of the river. The response was very quick as the lady …

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Sty Head – Wed 12th Apr 2006 – Callout 11 in 2006

The team were called to rescue a family who were in trouble following their descent from Scafell Pike to Seathwaite. The father who was in his early 50’s and a diabetic had collapsed from his medical condition compounded by severe hypothermia. He was in a confused state and barely conscious. The two boys aged 12 …

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Pillar – Sat 1st Apr 2006 – Callout 10 in 2006

The team were asked by Cumbria Police to search for a male in his fifties from the Cockermouth area reported to be either on Great Gable or Scafell Pike After an 8 hour search involving 3 mountain rescue teams, search dogs and an RAF helicopter a member of the public reported finding a …

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