Incidents

Unknown Location – Fri 31st Aug 2007 – Alert

The team were paged by the police regarding overdue walkers. The walkers turned up at 11.05 p.m. safe and well. Incident closed and no further action taken.

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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Wed 29th Aug 2007 – Alert

The team were paged to search for a missing girl. Call originated via police from a gentleman who had been up Pike and descended the Corridor route back to Seathwaite, Borrowdale. Granddaughter had gone off in front on way down and Grandfather lost contact near Piers Gill at ~13:30. She was not at the car …

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Scafell Pike – Tue 28th Aug 2007 – Callout 45 in 2007

The team were paged to rescue a male walker in his early 60s with an injured knee. He along with his son and nephew in their mid 20s had climbed Scafell Pike from Eskdale and whilst descending his knee was causing him severe pain and he was unable to walk. He was high on the …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 25th Aug 2007 – Callout 44 in 2007 (limited)

The team were paged to assist 4 young male walkers who were lost on the summit of Scafell Pike. A limited callout was made and 4 team members searched the summit of the Pike and found the lost walkers at midnight above Chambers Crags, a hundred meters to the east of the summit cairn overlooking …

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Slight Side, Scafell – Sat 25th Aug 2007 – Alert

The team were paged by the police to deal with a mobile ‘999’ on Scafell. A lone male walker was descending back to Boot in Eskdale on a due south bearing when he came to crags and became unsure of his location. He was in low cloud and judging by his described location was probably …

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River Ehen – Fri 24th Aug 2007 – Callout 43 in 2007

The team were called to help the Police search the River Ehen, Egremont following the discovery of personal items left next the riverbank. Around 15 team members were involved along with a SARDA dog handler and members of the local canoe club. Both sides of the river were scoured upstream and downstream of the location …

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Kirkfell – Wed 22nd Aug 2007 – Alert

Call from the police regarding a missing lady on Kirkfell. The team leader decided to wait a further hour before taking action. The missing person turned up safe and well at 7.00 p.m. No further action necessary – recorded here for information only

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Buckbarrow, Wasdale – Tue 21st Aug 2007 – Callout 42 in 2007 (limited)

A limited call out for an injured person on Buckbarrow. A 36yr old mother accompanied by her partner and three children were descending Buckbarrow when she slipped and broke her ankle. The Partner ran down to the nearest farm to raise the alarm. Only a limited callout was necessary as the lady was managing to …

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Burnmoor, Eskdale – Sun 19th Aug 2007 – Callout 41 in 2007

The team were paged by the police to respond to a call from informants at Boot, Eskdale. A 60 years old lady had sprained her ankle about half a mile above Boot on the main path to Burnmoor Tarn. She was reported to be feeling quite faint. Whist team members approached from the Burnmoor end …

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Scafell Pike – Sun 19th Aug 2007 – Alert

The team were paged by the police to attend to 4 Three Peakers who had left Wasdale at 2:00 hrs to climb Scafell Pike and had not returned to their support vehicle. Whilst the Team Leader was gathering more information the group turned up safe and well (but in the wrong valley at Brotherikeld). The …

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