Incidents

Hollowstones, Scafell Pike – Thu 29th Nov 2007 – Callout 67 in 2007

Police paged the team following a mobile ‘999’ call from two 29 year old male and female walkers who had set off from Seathwaite, Borrowdale at about 7a.m. that morning and got to the summit of Scafell Pike at about 1.00 p.m. but got lost on the way down. They had intended to come down …

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Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Sat 17th Nov 2007 – Callout 66 in 2007

Police paged the team following a call from a concerned parent in Liverpool over the whereabouts of missing walkers. They were doing Scafell Pike via Brown Tongue, parking at Wasdale camp site and should have returned by 8.00 p.m. They were from Liverpool and aged 24 but other than that we had no information onclothing, …

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Illgill Head – Sat 17th Nov 2007 – Alert

Team Leader phoned direct by Cumbria police. Incident handled by the Deputy Team Leader. Informant at Wasdale head campsite phoned 999 having got separated from walking partner on Illgill Head about 1:30 p.m. in poor weather (low cloud, strong squalls) conditions. He was concerned for his friend’s safety and had no mobile phone contact details. …

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Lingmell – Tue 13th Nov 2007 – Callout 65 in 2007

‘999’ mobile call to Cumbria police from a concerned walker who had come across a lone male walker in his early 50’s lying down near the summit of Lingmell. He was weak, cold and wet and had been out there since Saturday. The details were passed to the Team Leader who quickly established that the …

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Unknown Location – Sat 10th Nov 2007 – Alert

‘999’ mobile call to Cumbria police from a concerned informant regarding overdue walkers. The team leader was gathering details from the police when the overdue walker turned up at Seathwaite safe and well (He was supposed to be in Wasdale where the car was parked). Callout cancelled with no team members deployed on the hill …

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Unknown Location – Mon 5th Nov 2007 – Callout 64 in 2007

‘999’ mobile call to Cumbria police from a walker who came across a 51 year old male who was laying down. He was very cold, confused and had been there overnight from the previous day. 16 team members were deployed on the hill. The casualty was warmed in a bivvy tent and stretchered down the …

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