Incidents

Scafell Pike – Sat 30th Jun 2007 – Callout 27 in 2007

Wasdale MRT was called to rescue a young male walker who had collapsed on the summit of Scafell Pike. He was in a party of three who were doing the Three Peaks Challenge. The three walkers were all in the twenties and from outside the area. One of the party had become separated from the …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 30th Jun 2007 – Alert

Organisers of a group undertaking the 3 Peaks challenge reported 2 walkers missing to the Barn Door shop. The large group had left the summit of the Pike and the two missing walkers had walked off in a different direction. It was probable that they had become disorientated and headed of in the wrong direction …

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Unknown Location – Mon 25th Jun 2007 – Alert

Organisers of a group undertaking the 3 Peaks yacht race became concerned when one of the groups GPS alarm and tracking sensors was activated. The acting team leader gathered as much information as possible before taking action and putting the team on the fell. After around 30 minutes the beacon was established to be moving …

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Scafell Pike – Sun 24th Jun 2007 – Callout 26 in 2007

Team paged by police to rescue a walker who had suffered a soft tissue injury to his knee. The injured 47 yr old walker was accompanied by two walkers, one in his late teens and the other early 20’s. The group of 3 from the North-east had set off from Eskdale to climb Scafell Pike. …

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Wastwater Screes – Sun 17th Jun 2007 – Callout 25 in 2007

Team paged by police after they had received a mobile ‘999’ call from a group of 5 walkers who had decided to scale the front of the Screes rather than continue along the Screes path. The group were carrying out a recce for the three peaks challenge. They had come up from Wales and could …

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Unknown Location – Fri 15th Jun 2007 – Callout 24 in 2007

The team asked by a local farmer in Wasdale to help search for a cow (in calf) that had not been seen for two days. 4 Team members and a search dog checked the low fell areas in and around Burnmoor Tarn that evening but the missing cow was not found. She was subsequently found …

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Wastwater Screes – Thu 14th Jun 2007 – Callout 23 in 2007

Team paged by police to attend a rescue on the Screes path. Casualty was a 74 year old lady from Liverpool who had taken a short tumble fall on the Screes path, suffering a bump on the head and bruising her back. She had walked across the boulder field before calling for help. She was …

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Scafell Pike – Mon 11th Jun 2007 – Callout 22 in 2007

Message from the police to contact them regarding a rescue of a group of walkers on Scafell Pike. The group of 11 had left Langdale earlier that evening and had got as far as Ill Crag at 8.30 p.m. where some of the group turned back. The remainder headed for the summit but had failed …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 9th Jun 2007 – Alert

Message from the police to contact them regarding a rescue. A couple from the north-east were undertaking a trial for the 3 peaks challenge. They had left home at 10:00 hrs that morning and had failed to report in that they were back down. The team leader took the call, gathered details but was able …

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