Incidents

Slight Side, Scafell – Sat 31st Jul 2010 – Callout 40 in 2010

Whilst the team were involved in incident 47 a further call came in from the police to the base for a male and female walkers who were lost on Scafell Pike. The grid reference put them on the side of Slightside (Scafell). Duddon and Furness MRT were called in to assist and found the couple …

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Broad Crag – Sat 31st Jul 2010 – Callout 39 in 2010

Call came in from the police for an 80 yr old male walker who had sustained an injury to his leg descending Scafell Pike. His location was given as Broad Crag Col. but he was located on the col between Broad Crag and Ill Crag. He was with an organised group. 15 Wasdale MRT members …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 31st Jul 2010 – Callout 38 in 2010

Whilst the team were involved in incidents 47 and 48 a further request came in for a group of five who were missing on Scafell Pike. They were part of a larger group and had become separated. They had last been seen by team members on top of the Pike at 3.30 p.m.- a small …

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Unknown Location – Wed 28th Jul 2010 – Alert

Call came in from the police regarding overdue walkers but before the details could be taken fully the walkers turned up safe and well. Incident closed at 8.50 pm with no further action necessary.

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Great Gable – Tue 27th Jul 2010 – Alert

Two people phoned the police to say they were lost on Great Gable. The said they were stuck on a crag overlooking the Wasdale Head Hotel. The Team’s leader made calls to the lost persons and established that they were on the grassy col at the top of Great Hellgate. They were talked back up …

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Styhead Path, Great Gable – Mon 26th Jul 2010 – Callout 37 in 2010

Call from the Police. A Duke of Edinburgh group of around 8 were descending from Styhead into Wasdale. A 17yr year old female in their party feinted and could not walk further. She was stretchered back down to Wasdale head and taken by Ambulance to West Cumberland Hospital. 16 team members attended and incident closed …

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Great Gable – Sun 25th Jul 2010 – Callout 36 in 2010

13 yr old boy overdue on Great Gable. The Mother and sister had walked up to Styhead and the boy had wanted to climb Greta Gable so left them at Styhead and agreed to meet them later. He was had no equipment. He reported in that he was lost in mist near some little ponds. …

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Haycock – Sat 24th Jul 2010 – Callout 35 in 2010

Callout regarding a missing 70 yr old grandfather and 10 yr old grandson. The pair had sent off from Wasdale Youth Hostel heading for Gillerthwaite Youth Hostel in Ennerdale via Haycock. 6 members of Wasdale MRT along with the Cockermouth MRT and SARDA search dogs were mobilised. The grandfather had injured his leg in the …

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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Tue 20th Jul 2010 – Alert

Call-out for two lost walkers on the corridor route descent from Scafell Pike. Although at first they refused to move (located at the head of Piers gill), they were advised how long it would take for the team to get to them, given directions and they eventually made their own way down to the stream …

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Eskdale – Tue 20th Jul 2010 – Callout 34 in 2010

Call-out via Cumbria Police for a 19 yr old casualty with a dislocated knee at Rank Bank, Eskdale. The casualty had been climbing but dislocated the knee off the crag. The casualty was carried by stretcher to the Eskdale Outward Bound and then taken to hospital in their vehicle. Incident closed later that evening with …

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