Incidents

Rough Crag, Scafell Pike – Sat 30th Aug 2014 – Callout 42 in 2014 (limited)

The team was called out to help a group of five lost walkers down from the Rough Crag area of Scafell Pike. We determined their location using Sarloc and gave them directions to Mickledore where we met them and walked them down to Wasdale Head.

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Scar Lathing, Upper Eskdale – Fri 29th Aug 2014 – Callout 41 in 2014 (limited)

The team was contacted by 2 walkers who lost their bearings whilst descending Scafell Pike. Initially we spoke to them somewhere near Scar Lathing in Upper Eskdale and provided directions to get to Eskdale valley. After there was no confirmation they were off the fell further investigation was undertaken and we got to speak with …

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Central Fells – Thu 28th Aug 2014 – Callout 40 in 2014

The team was called out to assist Langdale Ambleside MRT search for two young men lost on their way back to Langdale on a walk to Scafell Pike. The initial search took place in appalling weather with strong winds, low clouds and heavy rain and sleet. When all search plans had been carried out by …

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Lingmell Col, Scafell Pike – Mon 25th Aug 2014 – Callout 39 in 2014

The team was called out to attend a lady near to Lingmell Col with a suspected broken ankle. She was treated on scene and then stretchered down to Wasdale Head via Lingmell Nose.

Post by Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team.

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Scafell Pike – Sat 23rd Aug 2014 – Alert

Team contacted regarding two overdue people from Scafell Pike. We gave them some more time to arrive at their RV. They arrived safely around 30 minutes later.

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Burnmoor Tarn – Thu 21st Aug 2014 – Callout 38 in 2014 (limited)

The team received a call for help from a female who was lost near to Burnmoor Tarn. She was quite distressed and would not move so the team deployed a small number of members to guide her back to the Wasdale valley.

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Napes, Great Gable – Wed 20th Aug 2014 – Callout 37 in 2014 (limited)

The team was called to assist a mother and son stuck on scree in Great Hells Gate on Great Gable. The team helped them down the scree and escorted them to Sty Head where they descended to their car in Borrowdale.

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Scafell Pike – Sun 17th Aug 2014 – Alert

The third call of the day was for another party on Scafell Pike who also made their own way off. On this 3rd incident it took a long time to confirm the party was safely down in the valley. It helps us out if people can phone in if they get down themselves as soon …

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Scafell Pike – Sun 17th Aug 2014 – Alert

The team was contacted about another party overdue on Scafell Pike. Again they turned up after being given more time.

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Scafell Pike – Sun 17th Aug 2014 – Alert

The team was contacted about a party overdue on Scafell Pike. They were given some time to turn up, and they did.

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