Incidents

Great Gable – Sat 30th Aug 2008 – Callout 47 in 2008

Request came in via mobile ‘999’ to police. 74 yr old male walker fallen 40 foot on Great Gable. Two male walkers, one having taken a tumble fall down the scree on Great Hellgate, below Tophet Wall on Great Gable. 17 team members attended. Weather fine. Following medical treatment to a series of head wounds …

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Great Gable – Sat 30th Aug 2008 – Alert

Call from Cumbria police regarding a Group of three walkers who failed to turn up at the Youth Hostel in Ennerdale after walking the previous day on Great Gable. They had decided to camp in Wasdale but had failed to tell anyone. The incident was stood down at 09:37 hrs – Only two of the …

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Scafell Pike – Wed 27th Aug 2008 – Callout 46 in 2008

Call from Cumbria police regarding two male walkers who were lost on Scafell Pike. The two brothers from Peterhead in their late 20s had set off from Seathwaite earlier that day. After reaching the summit which was covered in low cloud, they got lost but also damaged their GPS. They were on broken ground on …

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Scafell Pike – Sun 17th Aug 2008 – Alert

Call from Cumbria police regarding a group of 3 Peakers in trouble. The informant was at the campsite telephone box. Two groups had set off to complete Scafell Pike as a Three Peaks Challenge. Although the weather conditions were appalling with very heavy rain the groups had set off. The groups consisted 9 walkers and …

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Great Gable – Wed 13th Aug 2008 – Alert

Call from Cumbria police regarding a 67 yr old male reported long overdue on a walk up Great Gable. He was reported to have gone with little or no fell going equipment, map, compass, clothing, food, so was sounding like someone the team leader considered was “at risk”. However, as the team leader was gathering …

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Scafell Pike – Tue 12th Aug 2008 – Alert

Call from Cumbria police concerning a 58 yr old male long overdue walker who was on a walk to Scafell Pike. The informant was in Langdale but did not know exactly what her husband’s intended route was. The walker was reported as – not having an adequate map, no compass, no torch, no waterproof over …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 9th Aug 2008 – Callout 45 in 2008

Two groups of 4 and 5 people, both part of the same party doing the Three Peaks Challenge, were reported overdue between the summit of Scafell Pike and Langdale. The missing groups had called in on their mobile to say they were on the summit at 6.30pm that but failed to meet their transport in …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 9th Aug 2008 – Alert

The team were paged by the police for two three peakers who had become separated and lost whilst ascending, then descending Scafell Pike. The missing person was talked off the mountain by telephone and met up with some other walkers who pointed him in the right direction. He had waterproofs map and compass but no …

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Great Gable – Thu 7th Aug 2008 – Alert

The team were paged by the police to respond to a ‘999’ call for assistance. Tw0 60 yr old females were reported long overdue from a walk onto Great Gable. They were expected back at Honister Pass at Approximately 3.30 p.m. but had good equipment and there was nothing that put them in a high …

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Great Gable – Tue 5th Aug 2008 – Alert

The team were paged by the police to deal with 3 missing walkers who were overdue from a walk on Great Gable. The informant was at the Telephone kiosk in Seathwaite. Whilst in the process of gathering relevant information, the group turned up safe and well 30 minutes later – only one team member involved. …

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