Incidents

Crinkle Crags – Thu 22nd Nov 2012 – Callout 67 in 2012

The team was called out to assist Langdale Ambleside MRT with a search for a missing solo walker. Whilst the team was assembling the missing person turned up.

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Wastwater Screes – Sun 18th Nov 2012 – Callout 66 in 2012 (limited)

We were called when a family set off for a walk around Wastwater late in the afternoon. They became stuck when it got dark and they had walked up the side of the scree field. We deployed team members on foot and in our RIB. The lost walkers were quickly located as they flashed their …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 17th Nov 2012 – Alert

The team had a call for lost people on Scafell Pike. This was the 4th this week. Luckily while the Team Leader was gathering further information, the lost people come across a group who knew the way down. The team was not required.

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Broad Crag – Fri 16th Nov 2012 – Alert

We were contacted to assist two males who had become lost on the summit area of Scafell Pike. We used smart phone technology (or as Langdale MRT put it, technological voodoo) to pin point their position which was actually on the summit of Broad Crag. The Team Leader gave them directions over the phone back …

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Straight Gill, Lingmell – Wed 14th Nov 2012 – Callout 65 in 2012

We were contacted by Police regarding a party of 4 men in their 20s who had become lost on the descent from Scafell Pike and were now stuck on a narrow ledge on steep ground. Initially it was difficult to contact the party and Keswick team who were also alerted managed to make contact and …

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Lingmell Col, Scafell Pike – Mon 12th Nov 2012 – Callout 64 in 2012 (limited)

The team was called to help a pair of walkers who had become lost descending Scafell Pike. They did not have a torch and so once we had used their smartphone to locate them near to the top of Piers Gill a team of 5 members went to guide them back to the valley.

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Slight Side, Scafell – Sat 10th Nov 2012 – Alert

We were contacted by Police about a group of 2 who were walking on the Slight Side ridge of Scafell and been caught in a snow storm. Unfortunately their compass had fallen to bits and they were now disorientated. Fortunately by the time we phoned the weather had improved slightly and they were able to …

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Grains Gill – Sat 3rd Nov 2012 – Alert

We were contacted regarding a man with a lower leg injury. Based on the location provided he was on the Grains Gill path in the Keswick MR area and we handed the call over to them.

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