Incidents

Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Wed 27th Sep 2006 – Callout 41 in 2006

Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team were called shortly after midnight to search for a single male fellwalker who was attempting the 3 Peaks Challenge and was overdue. He and his fellow challenger had already completed Ben Nevis the previous day and had set off to climb Scafell Pike around 5.00 p.m. that evening. The alarm was …

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Broad Stand, Scafell – Sun 24th Sep 2006 – Alert

The team were called up on the radio from a Duddon & Furness team member who was on Mickledore observing a group who had spent an hour trying to locate a safe descent down from Scafell. They were in danger of becoming an incident on Broad Stand so he intervened to check what their plans …

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Unknown Location – Sun 10th Sep 2006 – Callout 40 in 2006

Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team responded to a call from a solo male walker who used his mobile phone to report himself unable to continue because of exhaustion. After being assessed by the team doctor the walker was carried off the fell and taken to West Cumberland Hospital for further tests. 23 team members involved. The …

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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Thu 7th Sep 2006 – Callout 39 in 2006

The team had also been called out on Thursday 7 September to a call to assist a young lady walker with a suspected broken ankle on the corridor route. She was treated by the team and because of the difficult ground and the length of the carry Great North Air Ambulance was called and the …

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Unknown Location – Mon 4th Sep 2006 – Alert

Police paged the team for an incident which, following further discussion was subsequently handed over to the Langdale and Ambleside MRT – recorded here for information only and not classed as an incident statistic in overall figures.

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Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Sun 3rd Sep 2006 – Callout 38 in 2006

‘999’ call taken by the police for three male walkers in their 30’s who had left Brackenclose, Wasdale head at 11.00 p.m. the previous evening to climb Scafell Pike. The three men were attempting the 3 Peaks challenge and had already climbed Ben Nevis earlier in the day. They gave a description of their location …

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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Sat 2nd Sep 2006 – Callout 37 in 2006

Request from Police via pager system to respond to a Mobile phone ‘999’ from a father and daughter who were stuck in severe weather somewhere along the Corridor route on their way down from Scafell Pike. The team were mobilised and then the call came through from the lost and stuck couple that they were …

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Mickledore, Scafell Pike – Sat 2nd Sep 2006 – Callout 36 in 2006

The team were paged by the Police to rescue two walkers (part of a group of 5 ‘Three Peakers’) who were at the Mickledore stretcher box but still did not know where to get down and were wet through. There had been a number of sever weather warnings issued earlier in the day. A limited …

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Lingmell – Fri 1st Sep 2006 – Callout 35 in 2006

The next call came at 04.45, also from a mobile phone to find a party of 4, three females and one male in their 20’s, also doing the 3 Peaks who also had become disorientated in the heavy rain, darkness and thick cloud. They were found uninjured at 06:30 hrs, also on Lingmell and escorted …

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