Incidents

Lords Rake, Scafell – Sat 16th Feb 2008 – Callout 8 in 2008

Whilst the team were attending the fallen walker on Broad Stand, a second callout came in from the police regarding a group of three walkers, again on Scafell and fortunately not too far from the Mickledore incident. The group of three were scrambling up Deep Gill from Lord’s rake. They were off route to the …

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Broad Stand, Scafell – Sat 16th Feb 2008 – Callout 7 in 2008

Police paged the team to respond to an incident on Broad Stand, Scafell . A group of five male walkers from the Midlands were descending from the summit of Scafell via the Broad Stand route when one of their party, a male in his late 40’s fell whilst climbing down the difficult rock step. He …

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Bowfell – Fri 8th Feb 2008 – Callout 6 in 2008

Wasdale were asked to assist in the search for two lost young male walkers, believed to be on Crinkle Crags. They had a torch but were lost in mist. 10 team members were involved plus two SARDA search dogs (Pippi and Rosie) from the Wasdale Team, with their handlers. Parties were sent up Mosedale from …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 2nd Feb 2008 – Callout 5 in 2008

Whilst searching for two lost climbers (see incident Callout 12 in 2008), the Wasdale team found a lone male walker in his early 50’s who had became separated from his walking companions at around 5.30 p.m. that evening. They had climbed Scafell Pike. He had no torch, map or compass and had made his way …

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Stand Crag, Great End – Sat 2nd Feb 2008 – Callout 4 in 2008

Call from Keswick MRT to help locate two male climbers who were lost somewhere to the west of Great End. The two climbers had completed the winter route, Central Gulley on Great End and after coming out on the summit walked off to the right, descended, but became lost on their descent. They were sheltering …

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