Incidents

Bell Stand, Eskdale – Sat 26th Mar 2011 – Callout 10 in 2011

Call from the police for a fallen male climber with a broken leg in Eskdale. The climber was accompanied by a female climber who was able to raise the alarm. He was abseiling and fell 12metres, landing at the foot of the crag Bell Stand, located above the old quarry near Beckfoot, Eskdale. The police …

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Haycock – Wed 16th Mar 2011 – Callout 9 in 2011 (limited)

Call from the Police following a ‘999’ call from a male walker lost on the summit of Haycock. The Police reported that he had left Ennerdale and that his car was located in Ennerdale. The duty team leader, who was already walking in the Wasdale valley handed the call straight over to the Cockermouth team. …

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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Sun 6th Mar 2011 – Callout 8 in 2011

Callout from the Police for a female walker who had become separated from her partner in the Lingmel Col area on their descent from Scafell Pike into Wasdale.  The male partner had returned to the valley bottom whilst the female had continued to the summit.  On her descent she became lost and benighted with no …

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