Incidents

Unknown Location – Sat 24th Apr 2010 – Alert

Team called out by the police following a ‘999’ call from a walker who heard cries for help. When the team leader contacted the lady, she advised that the cries for help had now stopped and the person was able to make his/her own way off. Incident closed with no action taken.

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Broad Stand, Scafell – Fri 23rd Apr 2010 – Callout 12 in 2010

Team called out for a cragfast walker on Scafell. A Party of seven were descending via the Broad Stand path when one of their party became stuck on some loose scree. The callout was made and although the team were looking in the Foxes Tarn area, the stranded walker was in fact above Broad Stand. …

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Unknown Location – Sun 11th Apr 2010 – Alert

Team called out by police but no action taken – a bit of a theme developing here

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Unknown Location – Sat 10th Apr 2010 – Alert

Team called out by the police but no action taken

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Scafell Pike – Thu 8th Apr 2010 – Alert

Team called out by the police for two missing walkers on the Pike. No action taken but decision to review again at 11.00 am the following day. They turned up safe and well at 9.00 a.m. Incident closed.

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Unknown Location – Wed 7th Apr 2010 – Alert

Team called out by the police for a missing walker who had set off to walk from Boot to Langdale. No action was taken at that stage but the situation was to be reviewed the following morning. The missing person turned up safe and well at the Woolpack in Eskdale the following morning. No team …

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Bad Step, Corridor Route – Sun 4th Apr 2010 – Callout 11 in 2010

Called out to rescue a 24 yr old male who had sustained a closed fracture of his left forearm. The party of six had left Seathwaite to climb Scafell Pike via the Corridor Route. Whilst descending the rock step above Greta Gill, a large boulder came away, falling down and hitting his arm and sending …

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Eskdale – Sat 3rd Apr 2010 – Callout 10 in 2010

Female walker in her late 40’s slipped on the path between Eel tarn and Boot. Dislocated fracture of the left ankle. She was given strong analgesia in addition to entonox and was stretcher carried down to the vehicles. She was passed to the ambulance crew at Boot and taken to Whitehaven Hospital. Around 15 team …

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Hardknott Pass – Thu 1st Apr 2010 – Callout 9 in 2010 (limited)

Family of four including two very young children were stuck in their car near the summit of Hardknott Pass. They had pulled off the road to avoid another car and were totally stuck. Although below the snowline they were very cold and had no way of walking off. They had contacted the AA who referred …

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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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