Incidents

Scafell Pike – Sat 4th Sep 2010 – Callout 51 in 2010 (limited)

Call came into the team at 4.00 p.m. from Langdale and Ambleside team. A male lone walker was on the summit plateau of Scafell Pike (Car at Old Dungeon Gill, Langdale). Efforts to encourage him to find his own way down were unsuccessful so a limited call out was made. Seven team members including a …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 28th Aug 2010 – Alert

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 either bright stars on the …

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Scafell Pike – Mon 23rd Aug 2010 – Callout 50 in 2010

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. Contact could only be maintained …

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Whin Rigg – Sun 22nd Aug 2010 – Callout 49 in 2010

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 Gill where he ran out …

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Wasdale – Sat 21st Aug 2010 – Alert

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 want to team called …

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Pikes Crag, Scafell Pike – Mon 16th Aug 2010 – Callout 48 in 2010

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 Pikes Crag. Five people had …

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Wasdale – Tue 10th Aug 2010 – Callout 47 in 2010

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. The male was lying in …

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Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Mon 9th Aug 2010 – Callout 46 in 2010

Call came in from the police for two overdue/lost walkers on Scafell Pike. The two male walkers, 23 yr and 24 yr old were with their father attempting the three peaks challenge when they became separated on their descent back to Wasdale Head. The father was interviewed by two of the team’s deputies and it …

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Scafell Pike – Wed 4th Aug 2010 – Callout 45 in 2010

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 not found. The missing walkers …

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Hardknott Pass – Wed 4th Aug 2010 – Callout 44 in 2010

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 two team doctors attended following …

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