Incidents

Scafell Pike – Sat 17th Mar 2007 – Callout 8 in 2007

Cumbria Police paged the team regarding a mobile ‘999’ call from a group of 11 students who lost on Scafell Pike, believed to be in the Piers Gill area. Due their condition (cold and very wet) and the weather conditions forecasted that night (gales and heavy rain preceding the snow) the team were mobilised immediately. …

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Scafell Pike – Wed 7th Mar 2007 – Callout 7 in 2007

Whilst the team leader was still at the base, a further call came in from the police regarding a missing male walker. Two males in their early 20’s from the Isle of Wight had set off from Brackenclose to climb Scafell Pike via Mickledore. They reached the summit at 11:30 hrs but on their descent …

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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Wed 7th Mar 2007 – Callout 6 in 2007

The Team were paged by Whitehaven police to attend a 62 year old female walker from Whitehaven who had collapsed with chest pains. She was with her husband and another walker who raised the alarm by mobile. They were located 200 metres above the beck crossing at Brown Tongue on the Lingmel Gill side. Due …

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Scafell Pike – Mon 5th Mar 2007 – Alert

The Team were paged by the police following a mobile ‘999’ from the summit of Scafell Pike. Two walkers had set off from Brackenclose and were unsure how to get off the mountain in deteriorating weather. It was raining and there was cloud down to Lingmell Col. The team leader talked them down to the …

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