Incidents

Eskdale – Wed 19th Dec 2012 – Alert

The team was contacted about a missing person who had gone for a walk from Boot in Eskdale and failed to meet up with his friends. The team was stood down when the missing person turned up safe and well having driven home.

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Wrynose Pass – Fri 14th Dec 2012 – Alert

We received a call about a car reported stuck on Hardknott Pass. The duty team leader gathered further information and passed the call to Coniston MRT when it become clear that the car was on the Little Langdale side of Wrynose Pass.

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Red Gill, Scafell – Mon 10th Dec 2012 – Callout 72 in 2012

The team was called out at around 10am to go to the aid of a person who had taken a considerable fall from above the Red Gill area of Scafell. Tragically the casualty suffered fatal injuries from the fall. The team’s thoughts are with the family and friends.

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Haycock – Sat 8th Dec 2012 – Callout 71 in 2012 (limited)

The team was contacted by a lost walker on Haycock. Their position was determined using their phone and they were given directions to the valley bottom. When we had not heard from the lost person nearly three hours later further investigations were made and a small group were sent to check out likely locations. The …

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Pillar – Sat 8th Dec 2012 – Callout 70 in 2012

The team was called out to assist Cockermouth MRT with a male casualty who slipped whilst descending from Pillar mountain to Wind Gap, resulting in a long slide down snow. He suffered injuries to his elbow and ribs. He was carried off the hill by Cockermouth and Wasdale team members …

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Pikes Crag, Scafell Pike – Sun 2nd Dec 2012 – Callout 69 in 2012

We were called by Police to help a couple who’d become stuck on a ledge between the main Scafell Pike descent path and Pikes crag due to difficult ground and hard snow and were unsure where to go next. The couple was located using their phone, then team members who were already on the fell …

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Hardknott Pass – Sat 1st Dec 2012 – Callout 68 in 2012 (limited)

The team was called out to assist a car stranded on Hardknott Pass. On arrival the car was empty; further enquires determined that the occupants were safe in the valley. We left the car in situ.

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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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