Incidents

Upper Eskdale – Sat 20th Aug 2011 – Callout 51 in 2011

Call came in from Langdale team to search the upper Eskdale for a missing 63 yr old walker last seen on the summit of Bowfell heading for Crinkle Crags. 11 team members attended. He was eventually found by a member of the Langdale team in the upper Esk in the Swinsty Gill area in the …

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Red Gill, Scafell – Thu 18th Aug 2011 – Callout 50 in 2011

A group of three peakers heard whistles and shouts from the Red Gill area of Scafell. They called the police who called out the team at about 6:30am. The advance party headed up the fell with some crag gear and first aid equipment whilst other team members brought up longer ropes and more equipment. …

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Scafell Pike – Mon 15th Aug 2011 – Alert

Team was paged by the police for overdue walkers. The three had set off to climb Scafell Pike at 8.30 a.m. and 14 hours later had still not turned up. As more details were being gathered they turned up safe and well. Incident closed at around 10.30 p.m. with no further action required.

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Broad Crag – Thu 4th Aug 2011 – Callout 49 in 2011

While the team were finishing the rescue at the top of Piers Gill, a further call came in from Cumbria Police to respond to a male walker in his early 20’s who had become lost whilst climbing Scafell Pike. He was tackling the three peaks on his own, cycling between the …

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Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Thu 4th Aug 2011 – Callout 48 in 2011 (limited)

Two walkers, male and female on Scafell Pike and reported themselves lost somewhere in the region of Piers Gill in low cloud. As their general location was known from the description they gave and they were relatively safe, a limited callout was instigated and 8 team members located the lost walkers on Lingmel Col. They …

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Muncaster Castle – Wed 3rd Aug 2011 – Callout 47 in 2011

The team was involved on a major search for missing male in his 80’s with a medical issue. He had been missing since 1530 at Muncaster Castle. He turned up safe and well at Windermere train station later in the evening. We thank lake district SARDA search dogs, Civil Nuclear Police, Cumbria Police for their …

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