Incidents

Scafell Pike – Sat 26th Nov 2011 – Callout 71 in 2011

The team were contacted by the police for a young couple from Derby who were lost close to the summit of Scafell Pike in poor visibility. Their position was determined from a smartphone and a total of nine team members went on the fell in wet and windy conditions. The pair were wet and cold …

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Lords Rake, Scafell – Tue 22nd Nov 2011 – Alert

Call came in from the Wasdale Head Inn to the Team leader regarding a Parapentor who had crash landed at the top of Lord’s Rake on Scafell.  He was very lucky and able to walk back down the mountain but had left his paraglider on the crag.  His  plans were to recover it the following day.  …

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River Ehen – Sun 13th Nov 2011 – Callout 70 in 2011

The team assisted Cumbria Police in recovering a body on the river Ehen at Egremont. 18 team members attended.

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Scafell Pike – Sun 6th Nov 2011 – Callout 69 in 2011

The team received a call from the police to respond to a fell walker near the summit of Scafell Pike who had tripped and suffered lacerations to her leg and head. Several team members who were already on the fell attended and gave casualty care before the casualty was evacuated by a Sea King …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 5th Nov 2011 – Alert

A pair of walkers dialed 999 after becoming lost on Scafell Pike. The duty team leader had several broken conversations with them by mobile phone, due to poor reception. Eventually they reached Lingmell Col and made their own way down to Wasdale Head.

It is worth noting that setting off at 3pm at this time …

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