Incidents

Lords Rake, Scafell – Fri 30th Sep 2011 – Callout 59 in 2011

Team called out by the Police to rescue a 47 yr old male who had slipped down scree below base of Lords Rake. The man had sustained a blow to the lower left side of his back that was painful during any movement. He was given analgesia on the scene by a team doctor and …

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Scafell Pike – Wed 28th Sep 2011 – Alert

We were contacted by Police regarding a walker who was reported overdue by his wife. The man had set off to climb Scafell Pike from Boot that morning and apparently had not yet returned. We were fortunate to be able to make contact with the walker just as he came back into mobile phone signal and he was able to tell us …

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Ill Crag – Sun 25th Sep 2011 – Alert

Call from the police regarding a person missing at Wasdale Head.  An elderly lady had failed to turn up from her walk (Ill Crag area) .  Whilst details were being collected the missing lady turned up safe and well.  Incident closed at 8.30 p.m. with no further action required.

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Scafell Pike – Sun 25th Sep 2011 – Alert

Group of eight Three Peakers reported long overdue on their return to their vehicles.  The Team Leader decided to wait and see if they would eventually turn up.  Weather forecast was good and they would probably make their way off safely at first light.  The missing persons turned up safe and well at 8.00 a.m. Incident …

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Broad Crag – Sat 24th Sep 2011 – Callout 58 in 2011

The team were called out by the police to respond to a male walker who had fallen and sustained lacerations to his head and an arm injury. He was one of a group of 8 walkers who had set off from Seathwaite at around 2am to climb Scafell Pike on the three peaks challenge. …

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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Thu 15th Sep 2011 – Callout 57 in 2011

Team paged by the police regarding a report of shouts for help and whistles in the vicinity of the Corridor Route.  A full callout was initiated and the team searched the area around Piers Ghyll and Greta Ghyll but no persons were located and no calls for help heard.  On returning to the valley a local farmer who had been …

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Black Crag, Scafell – Mon 12th Sep 2011 – Callout 56 in 2011

We were alerted by Police to a man who was struck on the head and wrist by a falling rock in the Black Crag area of Scafell. The man and his party made their own way off the fell and were met at Brackenclose by a team doctor. After assesment, the team doctor helped guide …

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Scafell Pike – Sun 11th Sep 2011 – Callout 55 in 2011

We were contacted by police regarding a party that had separated on Scafell Pike. A group of 4 including a dad and his teenage daughter were climbing Scafell Pike together. The daughter and her friend decided to wait at Hollowstones whilst dad went to the summit. Unfortunately he lost the path on the way back …

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Upper Eskdale – Sun 11th Sep 2011 – Callout 54 in 2011

We were called out to look for two young men on the three peaks who became disoriented on the descent and found themselves in Eskdale. Realising they were in the wrong valley they climbed upwards to find a mobile signal, eventually getting to broken ground below Horn Crag / Slight Side. They had a GPS …

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Stand Crag, Great End – Sun 4th Sep 2011 – Callout 53 in 2011

Call came in from the police to rescue a female walker who had fallen at Stand Crag on the corridor route from Scafell Pike. An air ambulance and road ambulance had also been tasked to this incident. The casualty was airlifted from the scene of the incident as the team were making their way up …

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