Incidents

Calf Cove, Great End – Sun 29th Jul 2012 – Callout 44 in 2012

The team were called out to search for a pair of walkers who were lost on descent from Scafell Pike. They were very cold and wet and were not able to give the team much information to narrow down the search area. With the assistance of Duddon and Furness

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East Buttress, Scafell – Thu 26th Jul 2012 – Callout 43 in 2012

We were contacted by Police regarding a group reported who were lost after summiting Scafell Pike. A grid reference was given by the casualty party and a hasty search of the main paths was initiated. Two of the party of seven were located near the plank bridge in Upper Eskdale and they walked out to …

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Great Gable – Wed 25th Jul 2012 – Alert

We were contacted by Police about a man who had lost the path on the Napes side of Great Gable due to low cloud. By the time we contacted him he had re-joined the path and was able to make his own way off the mountain.

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Scafell Pike – Sun 22nd Jul 2012 – Alert

We were contacted by Police regarding a male walker who had set off to climb Scafell Pike in a 3 peaks party but turned back early on. He had not returned to his vehicle and had not been seen for the last 4 hours. On further discussion with the informants it turned out he may …

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Hollowstones, Scafell Pike – Sun 22nd Jul 2012 – Callout 42 in 2012

The team were called just after midnight to attend a walker who had suffered a stumble fall on the Scafell Pike path in Hollowstones and broken her ankle. She was given analgesia and her ankle was splinted before being stretchered up hill a short distance to a good location for winching. A Sea King from …

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Red Pike – Fri 20th Jul 2012 – Alert

We were contacted by Police regarding a group reported overdue from a walk on Red Pike. The Red Pike in question turned out to be that in Buttermere. Just before the call was passed on to Cockermouth Team the missing people turned up safe & well at Honister Pass.

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Dent Fell – Fri 20th Jul 2012 – Alert

We were contacted about a lost injured 17 year old on Dent Fell. Whilst we were gathering information they were found by a police patrol at Wath Brow.

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Yewbarrow – Tue 17th Jul 2012 – Alert

The team were contacted about a group overdue on Yewbarrow. Whilst we were gathering further information they turned up safe and well.

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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Sat 14th Jul 2012 – Callout 41 in 2012

The team were called out to attend an injured woman on the Corridor Route. She was attended by the air ambulance and Keswick MRT and we stood down.

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Muncaster Fell – Mon 9th Jul 2012 – Callout 40 in 2012 (limited)

The team were contacted by the police to assist a lost pair of walkers on Muncaster Fell. Their location was determined using their smartphone and a limited callout was made to guide them off the fell.

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