Incidents

Unknown Location – Tue 21st Apr 2009 – Alert

Call came in to the Police from walkers who were lost. Whilst the Deputy Team leader was dealing with the details the lost persons called back in to say that they no longer required MR assistance as another walker was now guiding them down, Incident closed at 1.46 p.m. with no further action necessary.

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Great Gable – Mon 20th Apr 2009 – Callout 18 in 2009 (limited)

Report of two crag fast walkers on Great Gable. Team Leader carried out a limited callout. 8 team members attended with 4 mobilised. They were on the scree between White Napes and Beck head above the traverse path. Whilst making their way to the scree bound couple, another walker went to their aid and managed …

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Unknown Location – Sat 18th Apr 2009 – Alert

Paged by Police following a report of overdue walkers. While the Deputy Team leader was investigating the incident the missing persons turned up safe and well within 30 minutes. Incident closed.

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Hollowstones, Scafell Pike – Wed 15th Apr 2009 – Callout 17 in 2009

Paged by Police to go to the rescue of a female walker, mid 50’s who had fallen above Hollowstones on the Scafell Pike path. The team was mobilised to go to her assistance. She was airlifted to Whitehaven hospital by Great north air Ambulance. Incident stood down at 3.50 p.m.

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Scafell Pike – Sun 12th Apr 2009 – Alert

An Informant rang to say they had lost a member of their party on Scafell Pike. Deputy Team Leader could not contact the informant. Eventually the informant rang back to say that he had found the missing person and that no further help was required.

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Lingmell – Sat 11th Apr 2009 – Alert

A group of 3 people reported themselves lost on Scafell Pike. The Deputy Team Leader established their location over the telephone (top of Lingmell Gill, near Lingmell Scars) and gave guidance to get them to reach the nearest path.

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Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Wed 8th Apr 2009 – Alert

Two walkers in their early 20s (male and female) found themselves lost in a deep gulley whilst descending from Scafell Pike. A telephone call from the Team Leader established that they were well down Piers Gill above the first waterfall step. He gave them directions to get themselves out of danger and back to the …

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Scafell – Mon 6th Apr 2009 – Alert

The team were paged following a report of a group of overdue walkers (adults and children) who had set off from Brotherikeld to climb Scafell via Foxes tarn. The team waited until later that evening when the group called to say they were down safe and well. Incident closed around 8.00 p.m.

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Other Location – Sun 5th Apr 2009 – Callout 16 in 2009

The team were called out to a fallen rider in the Wilton area. The male rider was competing in the Spring Charity ride when he fell off on the course towards Uldale farm, from Wilton. A local man managed to drive his landrover close to the scene and brought the injured rider to the road …

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Unknown Location – Sat 4th Apr 2009 – Alert

Cumbria Police paged the team following a ‘999’ call regarding an overdue walker. The Deputy team leader investigated and waited to see if the person would turn up. The overdue walker turned up safe and well at 9.13 p.m. and the incident was closed with no further action necessary.

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