Incidents

Gable Crag, Great Gable – Sun 31st Jan 2010 – Callout 4 in 2010

Call from a walker who had seen two climbers fall down a gully on Gable Crags, on the north side of Great Gable. Around 18 team members attended. Weather fine. Due to the nature of the incident and the report from the informant, a Sea King helicopter was immediately requested and attended. 5 team members …

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Other Location – Thu 28th Jan 2010 – Alert

999′ call from a male walker who had become lost descending from Great Gable. Contact with the walker could not be made however it was clear that he was already low down in the Ennerdale valley on his way towards the Blacksail Hut. The incident was handed over to Cockermouth MRT with support from Wasdale …

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Little Narrowcove, Scafell Pike – Wed 20th Jan 2010 – Callout 3 in 2010

999′ call from a male walker who had fallen down a gulley snow slope on Scafell Pike. Two 30 year old climbers from the Sheffield area were descending from Scafell Pike when one of them slipped and slid 100m down a compacted snow slope dislocating his shoulder. It took some time to locate the injured …

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Wasdale – Wed 6th Jan 2010 – Callout 2 in 2010 (limited)

Call from the police to help clear a vehicle stuck on ice in the Wasdale valley. Lorry was blocking the road and in a location that would create further incidents. Limited callout with 8 team members turning out. The landrover was fitted with chains and five team members attended. Vehicle moved to a safe location. …

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Wastwater Screes – Fri 1st Jan 2010 – Callout 1 in 2010 (limited)

Call from the police to assist a group of walkers who were stuck on the Screes path alongside the far side of the lake. Limited callout to guide them back to the road head.

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