Incidents

Scafell Pike – Fri 24th Apr 2015 – Callout 12 in 2015

For a second time during the evening the team was contacted by Cumbria Police to assist in locating a missing person on Scafell Pike. Due to the length of time the missing male had been overdue on the mountain, the lack of equipment and cold/worsening weather conditions, the team was called out to mount a …

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Scafell Pike – Fri 24th Apr 2015 – Alert

The team was contacted by Cumbria Police to assist a group on Scafell Pike who had lost a member of their party. As the Team Leader was gathering information the missing member of the group was found safe and well. The team was stood down just in time for Dinner!

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Scafell Pike – Sat 11th Apr 2015 – Callout 11 in 2015

We were called by Police around 00:45 about a party of 4 walkers reported overdue from a trip up Scafell Pike. The party were foreign, with limited English and it was difficult for the Police and us to obtain good information on their likely location. As a result we decided to wait until first light …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 4th Apr 2015 – Alert

We were contact by Cumbria Police to assist a pair of walkers who had become lost on their descent of Scafell Pike. The team leader located them using the SARLOC app and tracked their progress whilst providing instructions over the phone. They were safely off the hill by 00:45.

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Scafell Pike – Fri 3rd Apr 2015 – Alert

The team was contacted by Cumbria police to assist a group who had become lost on Scafell Pike. The team leader gave them some time to help themselves and the group contacted us to say they had managed to walk into Eskdale safe and well.

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Scafell Pike – Sat 28th Mar 2015 – Alert

Whilst evacuating the injured lady we were requested to assist a group of 4 who had become lost on Scafell Pike. We gave them some advice over the phone and they made their own way down.

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Hollowstones, Scafell Pike – Sat 28th Mar 2015 – Callout 10 in 2015

We were tasked by Cumbria Police to assist a lady from the USA who had slipped on Scafell Pike. The Great North Air Ambulance tried to assist but the weather prevented them from landing. The lady was treated at the scene by the team and then carried from the mountain to a waiting ambulance in …

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