Incidents

Scafell Pike – Tue 30th Oct 2012 – Alert

The team was called when a pair of walkers were unable to navigate off the summit of Scafell Pike. Fortunately a passing walker offered to guide them to the valley, so no team members were required on the fell.

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Mickledore, Scafell Pike – Sun 28th Oct 2012 – Callout 63 in 2012

The team was called out to search for two walkers who had failed to return from a walk on Scafell Pike. Along with team members from Keswick, Duddon and Furness, Langdale Ambleside and Lake District Mountain Rescue Searchdogs we searched a large part of the central fells. The casualties were found in the Mickledore stretcher …

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Pillar – Sat 27th Oct 2012 – Callout 62 in 2012

The team was called out to assist Cockermouth MRT with a casualty who had sustained a head injury after a slip. The casualty was on the High Level Route between Pillar Rock and Looking Stead. Fortunately a Sea King from RAF Valley was able to winch the casualty aboard and the team was stood …

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Middleboot Knotts, Scafell Pike – Thu 25th Oct 2012 – Callout 61 in 2012

We were contacted by Police about a couple who had become lost somewhere in the Middleboots Knotts area on Scafell Pike whilst trying to get off the mountain. It was now dark and they were unable to find the path. Attempts were made to get them moving again but in the end a …

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Scafell Pike – Sun 21st Oct 2012 – Alert

The team was contacted about a pair of walkers who were stuck on descent having walked from Borrowdale. Whilst further information was being gathered a passing group helped the stuck pair back to the path. After confirming they were fine to continue without assistance the team was stood down.

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St Bees Head – Sun 21st Oct 2012 – Callout 60 in 2012 (limited)

The team was contacted about a local incident. A limited callout was made but the team was not needed and was stood down soon afterwards.

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Eskdale – Wed 10th Oct 2012 – Callout 59 in 2012

We were passed details of an incident in Eskdale by Duddon & Furness team who’d originally taken the call. A man in his 60s had broken his ankle whilst walking on Fell End, the ground above Diamond Crag in Eskdale. A team doctor got on scene early and was able to give analgesia and splint …

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Upper Eskdale – Tue 9th Oct 2012 – Alert

The team was called to assist two walkers who had become lost descending Scafell Pike returning to Borrowdale. We determined their position as under Yorkshire Rake Crag in Upper Eskdale using their smart phone. They were happy to return to Borrowdale via Esk Hause without further assistance and got back to their car safe and …

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Other Location – Sat 6th Oct 2012 – Alert

All of the Lake district teams were asked to assist in the search for April Jones in North Wales by the Welsh Constabulary. We were stood down on the Saturday evening when enough manpower was obtained from nearer teams.

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Cam Spout, Scafell – Fri 5th Oct 2012 – Callout 58 in 2012 (limited)

The team was called out to help a group of three who were lost on their way back to Seathwaite. They were located quickly using smart phone technology below the Slight Side ridge of Scafell above Eskdale. A group of five team members went to walk the lost group back to Eskdale.

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