Incidents

Stanley Ghyll, Eskdale – Mon 29th Jul 2013 – Alert

The team was contacted by the police about a family stuck in Stanley Ghyll, Eskdale. Whilst the team leader was making enquiries they unstuck themselves.

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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Sun 28th Jul 2013 – Callout 40 in 2013 (limited)

We were contacted by Police about a group of 3 men who’d become lost on their descent of Scafell Pike. Using the coordinates from their phone and Sarloc they were located near the Corridor Route path near the right branch of Greta Gill. They were given dry clothing on scene, then walked back to Wasdale …

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Wastwater Screes – Sat 27th Jul 2013 – Callout 39 in 2013 (limited)

The team was called out for the third time in the day to attend a pair of walkers stuck high on Wastwater Screes. A group of eight team members made their way to the casualties by ascending from the lakeside path and helped them climb the remaining hundred metres to the ridge before walking down …

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Scafell – Sat 27th Jul 2013 – Callout 38 in 2013

Just after closing the first incident we were contacted by Police again. Shouts for help had been heard around the Scafell crags. Initially it was thought the shouts were coming from the Lords Rake area but after a short search 2 fell runners were found just under the chockstone in Mickledore Chimney. The had been …

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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Sat 27th Jul 2013 – Callout 37 in 2013

We were contacted by Police about a man on the 3 peaks who was struggling to descend Scafell Pike due to a knee injury. He was given pain relief on scene and then stretchered down to Brackenclose. Incident closed 09:30. 13 team members involved.

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Scafell Pike – Mon 22nd Jul 2013 – Callout 36 in 2013 (limited)

The team was asked to respond to a report of shouts for help. A few team members walked up and found no evidence of anyone in distress. The hill was very busy and since nobody else had reported anything the team stood down.

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Slight Side, Scafell – Mon 15th Jul 2013 – Callout 35 in 2013

At around 10.30 p.m. a ‘999’ call was received by Cumbria Police from a concerned Husband. His group of five had set off to climb Scafell Pike late Monday afternoon. When they arrived at the path junction in Hollowstones just after 5.00 p.m. that afternoon the father and two sons headed for the summit via …

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Hardknott Pass – Sun 14th Jul 2013 – Alert

The team was on standyby for five Duke of Edinburgh’s Award walkers who were 4 hours overdue at their checkpoint at the top of Hardknott Pass. The group turned up an hour later.

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Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Sun 7th Jul 2013 – Alert

We were contacted regarding a overdue person, last seen entering Piers Gill. As we were gathering details the male turned up safe and well.

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Wastwater Screes – Sat 6th Jul 2013 – Callout 34 in 2013

The team was called out to assist a couple with a dog stuck on Wastwater screes.

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