Incidents

Upper Eskdale – Tue 3rd Aug 2010 – Callout 43 in 2010

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 the path below Rowantree Crags. …

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Scafell Pike – Tue 3rd Aug 2010 – Callout 42 in 2010

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 and make contact with them …

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Scafell Pike – Tue 3rd Aug 2010 – Alert

Police paged for a group of 4 doing the 3 peaks challenge, lost in mist on descent from summit of Scafell Pike. They had torches, whistles and a GPS which wasn…

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Great Gable – Sun 1st Aug 2010 – Callout 41 in 2010

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.

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Scafell Pike – Sun 1st Aug 2010 – Alert

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.

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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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