Incidents

Scafell Pike – Mon 30th Mar 2009 – Alert

A call came into the team whilst on rescue 20. A party of walkers were long overdue from their walk from Bowfell, Scafell Pike to the Woolpack Hotel in Eskdale. The Team leader went to the hotel and decided to wait until 10.00 p.m. before taking further action. The missing party turned up safe and …

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Unknown Location – Mon 30th Mar 2009 – Alert

The police paged the team following a ‘999’ call for missing walkers. The Team leader decided to wait and see if they turned up. Nothing further was heard. Incident closed later that night. No action necessary.

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Upper Eskdale – Mon 30th Mar 2009 – Callout 15 in 2009

The police paged the team following a ‘999’ call from an informant at Taw House Farm. A party of three male walkers, a father son and friend from the Wigan area were descending back into Eskdale from Scafell Pike when one slipped and broke his ankle. One of the party ran down to raise the …

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Great Gable – Fri 6th Mar 2009 – Callout 14 in 2009 (limited)

The police paged the team following a ‘999’ call from walkers lost on the summit of Great Gable – their location was known but they were unable to get themselves down – a limited call out ensued and Wasdale team members walked them down from the summit to Styhead where they were met by team …

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Other Location – Tue 3rd Mar 2009 – Callout 13 in 2009

The police paged the team to assist in the recover of a female body from an off road location near Wath Brow. 16 team members attended and recovered the lady’s body to the road head. The incident was closed at around 4.00 p.m.

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