Incidents

Unknown Location – Fri 27th Jun 2008 – Alert

The team had been notified 14 June 2008 that a Rotweiler had gone missing on the Scafell Range and could we look out for her (18 months Old and called Gemma).When the search party came across the missing Three Peakers (see incident Callout 42 in 2008) they noticed a third dog sitting on the fell …

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Scafell Pike – Fri 27th Jun 2008 – Callout 34 in 2008

Team paged by the Police to attend to a ‘999’ call for 3 long overdue, Three Peakers and 2 dogs. The 2 males and 1 female (from the Liverpool area) had left Brackenclose at 8.00 p.m. the previous evening and were due back down at 12:30 hrs – Their waiting driver raised the alarm from …

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Kirkfell – Thu 26th Jun 2008 – Callout 33 in 2008

A WMRT member who lives in the Wasdale noticed a light near the top of Kirk Fell moving very slowly down. The light then topped moving and started flashing. Since the flashing was the international distress signal [6 short flashes] he responded with the standard response [3 short flashes] and got a response. After informing …

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Green Crag, Eskdale – Sun 22nd Jun 2008 – Callout 32 in 2008

Team were paged by the police following a ‘999’ call to re dislocated shoulder – Green Crag Eskdale. A group of 5, 16 year olds doing their D of E expedition were in need of assistance. 2 had descended to the Woolpack to raise the alarm. 14 team members attended and the incident, the injured …

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Scafell Pike – Sun 22nd Jun 2008 – Alert

Whilst attending the other rescues that night, the team was approached by a lady who had a group of 3 Three Peakers who were overdue – under the circumstances, no action was taken and they eventually turned up safe and well. Incident closed as an (a)

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Scafell Pike – Sun 22nd Jun 2008 – Alert

Whilst attending the other rescues that night, the team was approached by a father who was concerned about his 2 sons who were in a group of 2 Three Peakers who were long overdue – no action was taken apart from looking out for them whilst searching for the 2 missing walkers on Scafell. They …

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Hollowstones, Scafell Pike – Sat 21st Jun 2008 – Callout 31 in 2008

Whilst searching for the 2 male walkers, a further ‘999’ call came in to search for 4 (Three Peakers) who were lost in the Hollowstones area and sheltering in a KISU (bivvy tent). 2 Wasdale team members were sent out to find them. They were located not far away from the main descent path, huddled …

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Wasdale – Sat 21st Jun 2008 – Callout 30 in 2008

Whilst the Team leader was dealing with incident 37, a further call came in from the Wasdale head Inn regarding a man who had fallen and injured his ribs. He was able to make his own way off the fell but needed medical attention at the Hotel and was taken to West Cumberland Hospital by …

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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Sat 21st Jun 2008 – Callout 29 in 2008

Team leader was called by the owner of the Wasdale Head Inn regarding two males in their 30s who had been reported longoverdue from a walk onto Scafell. We had limited information about them but knew they were ill prepared (one in shorts and without full waterproof clothing) and that they’d last been seen at …

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Upper Eskdale – Wed 18th Jun 2008 – Alert

Call from the Police regarding a group of 6 female walkers being reported long overdue from arriving at their designated meeting/camping point. Little information available at the start as the informant was at the telephone kiosk at the National Trust Camp Site in Langdale, which doesn’t accept incoming calls. (Another case of being able to …

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