Incidents

Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Wed 18th Jul 2007 – Alert

Police paged the team. Two people (adults) were using a mobile phone to report that they were lost on Scafell Pike. No-one was injured but they were requesting support from the mountain rescue. After a little while the Team Leader was able to establish contact and had a conversation in which he established their location …

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Eskdale – Sun 15th Jul 2007 – Callout 32 in 2007 (limited)

Call from the Police to respond to a ‘999’ mobile phone call from a local man who was lost somewhere on the fells above Eskdale in the Blea Tarn area. When questioned he advised that he could see a large tarn with a house by it (suspected to be Burnmoor Tarn). He had set off …

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Broad Crag – Tue 10th Jul 2007 – Callout 31 in 2007

Call from the Police at about 2pm. It seems that a small group had lost contact with one of their number and were concerned about his safety. The informant had a mobile phone and was near Broad Crag/Ill Crag col. The missing person was a 59 yr old male, described as very experienced and leading …

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Muncaster Fell – Mon 9th Jul 2007 – Callout 30 in 2007

Call from Workington Police, passing on a request from Ambulance Control. An informant was at Forge Farm,Eskdale, reporting a 78yr old male with a heart attack on Muncaster Fell. One of the Deputy Team Leaders had also received the same call out via First Responders and was already on his way to the farm. He …

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Scafell Pike – Fri 6th Jul 2007 – Alert

Call direct from Wasdale Head Hotel. A group of 3 people doing the 3 Peaks reported long overdue.All in their 20’s, light equipment and set off from Wasdale Head at 5.30pm. One team member went to Brackenclose to bring the actual informant back to a phone (he’d got a passer by to raise the alarm …

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Sty Head – Wed 4th Jul 2007 – Callout 29 in 2007

Group of 17 on a Duke of Edinburgh award expedition were descending to Wasdale Head via Sprinkling Tarn when one of their party, a 17 year old girl suffered a suspected broken ankle. The group were very well equipped and erected a tent. They raised the alarm by ‘999’ from Styhead. The call went to …

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Scafell Pike – Sun 1st Jul 2007 – Alert

Whilst whilst the team leader was dealing with incident 7:36 he had been contacted by the police regarding a group of 3 -Peakers who had set off from Seathwaite and were overdue. Whilst gathering information on 7:36 the police called back to say the missing walkers had turned up. Recorded here as an (a) – …

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Mickledore, Scafell Pike – Sun 1st Jul 2007 – Callout 28 in 2007

Whilst searching for the collapsed walker a further group of four walkers were found sheltering in the Mickledore stretcher box. They were subsequently reported missing by the police but fortunately the team had already found them and escorted them off the mountain.

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