Incidents

Broad Crag – Mon 31st Jul 2006 – Callout 28 in 2006

Call from the police regarding a 26 year-old Dutchman lost in mist. He had caught the bus from Keswick to Seatoller then climbed Scafell Pike via Corridor Route and descended to Esk Hause. Got lost and went to Angle Tarn then returned to a flat area. and went up! He called the police on his …

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Eskdale – Mon 31st Jul 2006 – Callout 27 in 2006

Police called the Team Leader following an accident at St. Catherine Pools, Eskdale. A couple from Lincolnshire were walking along the top side of the river when the lady (mid thirties) slipped and fell 30 foot down a ravine into the rocky pools below. She sustained a nasty open fracture of her tibula and fibula …

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Scafell Pike – Mon 31st Jul 2006 – Alert

Call from the Police regarding a group of 5 x Three peakers in their 20’s 30’s – they had left Brackenclose at 8.30 p.m. Sunday night and not been seen again – they duly turned up at Wha House farm in Eskdale after taking a wrong turn on the Pike

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Scafell Pike – Sun 30th Jul 2006 – Alert

Call from the Wasdale Head Inn – Long overdue group of 3 Three Peakers who were part of a much larger group – the faster group of three had been last seen at Hollowstones at 7.30 p.m. – they were a group of thirty years olds from the Portsmouth area. The Team Leader phoned the …

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Yewbarrow – Sun 30th Jul 2006 – Callout 26 in 2006

Workington Police paged the team to rescue a lady in her early 50’s who had taken a tumble fall on Door Head and sustained an injury to her head. The lady along with her husband and dog were from Yorkshire, they were located high up on Stirrup Crag, about 200 feet below the …

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Yewbarrow – Tue 25th Jul 2006 – Callout 25 in 2006

A telephone call came into the Team Leader via the bar staff at the Wasdale Head Inn. An elderly gentleman walked into the bar and told the bar staff that he had heard a female voice shouting for help in the vicinity of Dore Head. The Team Leader notified the police and sent two team …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 22nd Jul 2006 – Callout 24 in 2006

The police paged the team who were already at the Wasdale Head at the fundraising Kern Knotts weekend to rescue a dog who was unable to walk down from Scafell Pike. The dog, a lovely natured 6 and half year old labrador called Prince had badly injured both of his rear paws and …

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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Mon 17th Jul 2006 – Alert

A call came in from a team member who was already on the Scafell Pike descent. A male walker was having difficulty with hi knees on the Brown Tongue descent and was very slowly making his way off the mountain. He was within half a mile from Brackenclose. The struggling walker’s group had already called …

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Upper Eskdale – Sat 15th Jul 2006 – Callout 23 in 2006

Call out initiated via land line for a change via the police ‘999’ for a rescue at Brotherikeld, Eskdale. Male walker collapsed in the Ling Cove Bridge area of Eskdale. Due to the initial information and the time to hospital / location the decision was made to request the assistance of the Great North Air …

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Other Location – Thu 13th Jul 2006 – Callout 22 in 2006 (limited)

Police contacted the Deputy Team leader to respond to an incident where an elderly man was at the top of a tall tree near the town of Egremont. The police and fire service were in attendance. Having tried their best to talk the gentleman down and failed, and the fire service were uncertain that their …

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