Incidents

Scafell Pike – Tue 24th Sep 2013 – Alert

We were contacted about a walker reported overdue from a walk on Scafell Pike. As we were on the phone to the informant he turned up, safe & well.

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Great Moss, Upper Eskdale – Sun 22nd Sep 2013 – Alert

We were contacted again by Cumbria Police around 02:20 about a group of 9 on the 3 peaks now lost. After discussion their position was established as Great Moss in upper Eskdale. They were advised to follow the eastern bank of the river down into Eskdale. They arrived in Eskdale around 06:00 this morning.

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Scafell Pike – Sat 21st Sep 2013 – Alert

We were contacted again about a party of scouts also overdue on Scafell Pike. They turned up whilst we were talking to the informant.

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Red Pike – Sat 21st Sep 2013 – Callout 57 in 2013

We were contacted by Police about a party of 4 who were lost somewhere between Pillar & Yewbarrow, one of the party was also struggling to make progress. We mounted a search of the Red Pike area and located them to the south of the summit by Pt801. They were then walked back to their …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 21st Sep 2013 – Alert

We were contacted by Police about a party of 3 on Scafell Pike reported overdue. We decided to give them a couple more hours to turn up and they arrived back at their car just before 21:00

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Wastwater Screes – Fri 20th Sep 2013 – Alert

We were called a third time by Police about another, unrelated party on the Wasdale Screes who reported they were exhausted and struggling to make progress. They were advised to take a short rest, eat some food and then continue and they finally made their own way back to their car.

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Wastwater Screes – Fri 20th Sep 2013 – Alert

We were called again by police about a party of 4 struggling to make progress on Wasdale Screes and asking for advice about what to do. They were advised to help each other and stay fairly close to the lake shore. We presume they are now safe & well after a search of the Screes …

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Scafell Pike – Fri 20th Sep 2013 – Alert

We were called by Police about a group of 3 ladies reported long overdue on a 3 peaks walk. We gave them a bit more time to turn up and just as we were about to initiate a search they rang in to say they were OK if a bit tired after 11 hours on …

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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Mon 16th Sep 2013 – Callout 56 in 2013

We were called by Cumbria Police about a lady who’d suffered an ankle injury whilst trying to cross Lingmell Beck on the Brown Tongue path on Scafell Pike. We located her and her partner just above the normal crossing point. The injury was reduced on scene by the team doctor and splinted. The lady also …

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Broad Crag – Fri 13th Sep 2013 – Alert

The team was contacted by Cumbria Police at 22:00 last night to assist a group of five who had become lost heading down from Scafell Pike. The team leader managed to SARLOC the group which placed them on Broad Crag. The Team Leader managed to give them directions and bearings from the comfort of his …

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