Incidents

Crinkle Crags – Sun 23rd Dec 2007 – Callout 72 in 2007

Cumbria Police paged the team to assist Langdale Ambleside MRT with a lost male walker. He was in the Crinkle Crags area and Wasdale were requested to search Green Hole, the top end of Eskdale below Crinkle Crags. As the team were approaching Eskdale he phoned into the police from the telephone box at the …

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Hardknott Pass – Mon 17th Dec 2007 – Callout 71 in 2007 (limited)

Cumbria Police paged the team to respond to a mobile phone ‘999’ from a man with breathing difficulties who was stuck on ice on Hardknott Pass, reported to be on the Eskdale side. Two cars were involved with three people. Treated as a medical emergency but with no anticipated fell work, only a limited callout …

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Lords Rake, Scafell – Tue 4th Dec 2007 – Callout 70 in 2007

Cumbria Police paged the team following a ‘999’ mobile phone call from a single male 20 yr old walker who was doing the 3 Peaks. He set off from Wasdale at about 1:00 hrs but got lost on his way up. The Team leader could speak to him on his mobile and established that he’d …

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Scafell Pike – Sun 2nd Dec 2007 – Callout 69 in 2007

Cumbria Police paged the team to ask for assistance to rescue 2 male walkers who had become lost on their descent from Scafell Pike. They had met up with another pair of walkers, who themselves had got lost, but were now separated from them and no idea where they were but could see torches in …

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Upper Eskdale – Sun 2nd Dec 2007 – Callout 68 in 2007

Cumbria Police paged the team to assist a male and female couple who had made a navigational error whilst descending Scafell Pike. The couple in their 40’s were from Shropshire. They had a GPS but gave their position in Degrees and minutes (Latitude/Longitude) – The team leader had these converted by the Liverpool coastguard which …

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