2010 incident 59(a)

Call to the team from the police for advice on reported flashing lights on Scafell Pike. The Deputy Leader investigated the lights which were did not give cause for concern. The incident was closed shortly after the report with no further action necessary. The team occasionally is called out for Read more…

2010 incident 59

Two walkers reported themselves lost on Scafell. They were inadequately clothed and wet and cold with no torches. The Leader talked them down to a point where they believed they were OK. They were still lost at 7.00 p.m. although they could see a big lake in the fading light. Read more…

2010 incident 58

A male walker had set off from Wasdale climbing Scafell Pike and then followed some walkers to Scafell where he descended down into Eskdale, walked through Eskdale village and saw a sign and footpath for Nether Wasdale so headed for Wasdale. He got back onto the fell above Great Hall Read more…

2010 incident 57(a)

Two walkers who were attempting the Bob Graham Round found themselves completely lost, somewhere on the tops in the Wasdale area. They were poorly equipped with laminated map but no compass but not sure where they had been or where they were going. They were in shorts. They did not Read more…

2010 incident 57

Call from the police. A group were reported to be cragfast in a Gulley adjacent to Pikes Crag, Scafell Pike. A Deputy Leader (DTL) already on Scafell (Lords Rake) had heard the screams for help, and raised the alarm via the police. The shouts were coming from the top of Read more…

2010 incident 56

Whilst driving up the valley to interview the informant for incident 55 the leader was stopped by a passing motorist to say that there was a man lying in the middle of the road in Strands Village. The police were notified and the two leaders went straight to the scene. Read more…

2010 incident 54

Whilst dealing with incident 53 a further request came in from the police for three overdue from Scafell Pike back to Hardknott. Due to the fact that team members were already dealing with the motorbike incident, the team carried out a search for the three overdue walkers vehicle which was Read more…

2010 incident 53

Call came in for the team to assist an incident on Hardknott Pass. This was an ambulance assist to recover a motorcyclist who had fallen from his bike on Hardknott and had a suspected broken / dislocated hip. Two team members were already on scene (via first responder alert) and Read more…

2010 incident 52

Police paged for elderly male in his late 60’s who had fallen in upper Eskdale and banged his head. He was with his family and his grandson had run down to Taw House Farm to raise the alarm with no mobile phone signal on the fell. He was located on Read more…

2010 incident 51

Police paged the team for single male and dog lost in mist near Lingmell Beck/Sty Head and not far off summit of Scafell Pike (a physical impossibility). Whilst the incident leader was talking to the person by phone, the lost walker saw some other walkers and was advised to try Read more…

2010 incident 50

Call from the police for 70 year old male walker who was overdue on Great Gable. Whilst team members assembled ready to search the mountain the missing walker turned up safe and well. Incident stood down at 11.30 pm.

2010 incident 49(a)

Call from the police for a pair of walkers stuck in mist on the summit of Scafell Pike. The pair were talked off the mountain. No further action required by the team and the incident was closed at 7.24 p.m. when they reported in said that they were now OK.