Incidents

Upper Eskdale – Sun 26th Feb 2012 – Callout 6 in 2012

The team were called by the police to assist a pair of walkers in their twenties from Surrey. They had made a navigational error and become lost on their descent from Scafell Pike. They had managed to make a 999 call and described their surroundings. Two search groups covered the Wasdale side of Scafell Pike …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 25th Feb 2012 – Alert

The team were contacted by the police to help two fell walkers lost in low cloud on Scafell Pike. Whilst the duty team leader was gathering information the cloud lifted and they were able to find their own way off the mountain.

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Birker Fell – Sat 4th Feb 2012 – Callout 5 in 2012 (limited)

The team were called out to assist stranded motorists on the Birker Fell road. A limited callout was made and three cars were escorted down safely.

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