Incidents

Scafell Pike – Sat 20th Mar 2010 – Alert

Called out by police to help a male walker who believed he was lost on the summit of Scafell. When questioned by the Team leader he was actually on the summit of Scafell Pike. He was given directions over the phone and he made his way safely off the mountain into Wasdale where he got …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 20th Mar 2010 – Callout 8 in 2010

Team paged by the police following a ‘999’ call from a lone male walker on the summit of Scafell Pike, lost in low cloud. The team leader established that he had no idea where he was apart from a steep snow slope with rocks. He had been with a larger group but had become separated. …

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Whin Rigg – Fri 12th Mar 2010 – Alert

< Call from Police to assist two ladies on Illgill Head (The Screes) who had lost their map which had blown away in the wind and didn't know the way down. Contact was made by mobile phone and established that they were at the top of Great Hall Gill. Both had torches and there were …

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Scafell Pike – Wed 10th Mar 2010 – Alert

Police contacted the team to deal with a call that came in regarding overdue persons on Scafell Pike. The team leader conducted further investigations and stood the team down at around 5.00 pm. with no further action required.

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Great End – Wed 3rd Mar 2010 – Callout 7 in 2010

Call from the Police regarding a ‘999’ call from an informant climber who had observed a male solo climber, climbing Window Gully (140m classic winter route) on Great End. The solo climber had triggered an avalanche at the top of the climb and had not been seen. Keswick MRT were alerted, supported by Cockermouth MRT, …

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