Incidents

Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Thu 31st Aug 2006 – Callout 34 in 2006 (limited)

The team were paged by the Police to respond to a male walker who was attempting the three Peaks challenge and had become disorientated then stuck on steep ground whilst descending from Scafell Pike. A limited callout was initiated with 10 team members deployed on the fell. The walker, who was subsequently found uninjured at …

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Upper Eskdale – Wed 30th Aug 2006 – Callout 33 in 2006

Langdale and Ambleside MRT (LAMRT) requested Wasdale MRT to assist in a search for gentleman who had reported himself lost on the Crinkle Crags via a mobile phone. He was found walking out above Ling Cove bridge in the lower reaches of upper Eskdale. He was walked off the hill and driven back to Langdale …

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Eskdale – Sun 27th Aug 2006 – Callout 32 in 2006

Call received from Duddon and Furness MR Team Leader requesting support following the report of an overdue male walker in his late 20’s. He had set off from the Duddon Valley ay 1.00 p.m. the previous day to walk over to Eskdale but he had not returned. He had been reported long overdue by his …

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Green How, Scafell – Thu 10th Aug 2006 – Callout 31 in 2006 (limited)

Police paged the team following a call from a couple on the National Trust campsite at Wasdale Head who had seen lights on the Green How path (Scafell) which had been stationary for 20 mins. The Deputy Team Leader rang the informant to find out if the light was giving a distress signal. The lady …

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Scafell Pike – Mon 7th Aug 2006 – Alert

‘999’ Call taken by Whitehaven Police regarding overdue walkers on Scafell Pike the Deputy Leader was taking details from the police when the missing persons turned up. Pleased we didn’t have to go out as we were all wet through from our Monday evening practice, water rescue in Blengdale. Not recorded as an official incident.

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Great Gable – Sun 6th Aug 2006 – Callout 30 in 2006

‘999’ Call taken by Whitehaven police from a mobile phone on Greta Gable. Male walker slipped and fell whilst descending the mountain. He sustained a head injury which was later described as relatively minor bur reported as bleeding heavily. The man had struggled back down the mountain but was now at his tent on Styhead …

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Scafell Pike – Tue 1st Aug 2006 – Callout 29 in 2006

‘999’ call taken by Cumbria Ambulance Control and passed onto the Police who paged the team. A 16 yrs old girl with her teenage boyfriend, both from Essex were stuck in bad weather on the summit of Scafell Pike and she was feeling unwell. They had started their walk earlier that day by catching a …

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