Incidents

Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Tue 30th Dec 2014 – Callout 61 in 2014

We were called by Police about a family of 4 lost, thought to be near Piers Gill. They were located by team members on the left bank of the gill just below the Lingmell crags and then walked off the mountain back to Wasdale Head. Incident closed 21:30, 15 WMRT involved.

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Bowfell – Wed 24th Dec 2014 – Alert

We were contacted by Langdale Team about a group of 2 walkers reported overdue from a walk to Bowfell from Wasdale Head. Whilst details were being gather they arrived safe and well back at the Wasdale Head Inn.

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Kirkfell – Tue 11th Nov 2014 – Callout 60 in 2014

The team was called out to search for a missing female on Kirkfell, Wasdale. As the team was responding she turned up safe and well in Wasdale.

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Scafell Pike – Sun 9th Nov 2014 – Callout 59 in 2014 (limited)

We were called by Police about a couple who were lost on Scafell Pike. After talking on the phone with the team leader it was established they were on the Eskdale side of the mountain and they started to retrace their steps back up towards the summit. Having made the summit the weather had improved …

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Broad Crag Col, Scafell Pike – Thu 6th Nov 2014 – Callout 58 in 2014

The team was called by police at 02:45 after a missing collie called Jasper had been found at Broad Crag Col and assistance was needed getting him down to the valley. Jasper had been missing since Sunday and was last seen near Cam Spout in Upper Eskdale.

The team stretchered Jasper over a little …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 1st Nov 2014 – Callout 57 in 2014

We were called by Police about 2 walkers reported lost somewhere on Scafell Pike. Unfortunately it was not possible to phone them back to get further details and after waiting some time the team leader initiated a full callout, with support from DFMRT to undertake a search. Fortunately, they managed to make their own way …

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Broad Stand, Scafell – Wed 29th Oct 2014 – Callout 56 in 2014

We were called by Police about a family of 4 with a dog who had become stuck on the ledge above Broad Stand on Scafell. We located them near the abseil point and got them in the bivvy tent whilst we set up our ropes for a lower down to Mickledore. Each person and the …

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Eskdale – Sat 25th Oct 2014 – Callout 55 in 2014

The team was called out for a reported cardiac arrest in Holmrook. As the team was travelling to the scene, the address was confirmed as Eskdale. The air ambulance, land ambulance and first responders were already on scene when the team arrived but there was nothing that could be done. Unfortunately the casualty, who was …

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Overbeck, Wasdale – Fri 24th Oct 2014 – Callout 54 in 2014

We were called by Police about reports of a lady walker who had gone missing from a party walking by the Overbeck river gorge, near Wastwater. Sadly she was found in a pool below the main waterfall and had not survived. A Royal Navy Seaking which was training in the area helped us remove the …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/overbeck-wasdale-fri-24th-oct-2014/

Scafell Pike – Sat 11th Oct 2014 – Alert

11/10/14 20:15 Alert : We were called by Police about a group of 3 walkers reported overdue from a walk on Scafell Pike. The returned whilst the team leader was gathering details.

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