Incidents

Scafell Pike – Wed 27th Jul 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about a group of walkers struggling to make their way off Scafell Pike due to some mobility problems. Whilst we were gathering details they managed to make their own way off the hill and did not need any further assistance.

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Styhead Path, Great Gable – Wed 27th Jul 2016 – Callout 36 in 2016

Team called by Police about a walker who had fallen and injured her wrist. She was given analgesia on scene and the limb was splinted then the walker was evacuated from the mountain to West Cumberland Hospital.

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Black Sail – Tue 26th Jul 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about a walker reported overdue on a walk from Wasdale Head to Blacksail Youth Hostel. Before starting anything more significant car parks and other locations were checked and he was found safe & well at the Blacksail Youth Hostel by our colleagues from Cockermouth team.

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Scafell Pike – Tue 26th Jul 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about a group of 2 reported overdue from a walk on Scafell Pike. Whilst we were gathering details they turned up safe & well at Wasdale Head.

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Scafell Pike – Sun 17th Jul 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about a group of walkers reported overdue from a 3 peaks attempt. They turned up around an hour later at the Woolpack safe & well.

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Scafell Pike – Tue 12th Jul 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about a group of the 3 peaks who were reported overdue. Whilst we were gathering details they turned up at Seathwaite safe & well.

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Scafell Pike – Sat 9th Jul 2016 – Callout 35 in 2016

We were called by Police about a group of walkers who reported themselves to be lost somewhere near the top and Scafell Pike and due to their lack of equipment also cold & wet. A callout response was made but fortunately they managed to bump into some generous walkers who helped walk them off without …

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Esk Hause – Thu 7th Jul 2016 – Callout 34 in 2016 (limited)

We were called by our colleagues in Langdale Team about a couple of walkers who had become lost on the Eskdale side of Esk Hause. Using Sarloc, Langdale team determined they were in our patch and passed the call over. A small WMRT team then located them near the specified location and walked them towards …

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Scafell Pike – Wed 6th Jul 2016 – Alert

Team contacted by Police about a walker reported overdue from a walk on Scafell Pike. The Team Leader was able to speak to the missing person on the phone and confirm he was off the mountain and was safe and well.

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Kirkfell – Wed 6th Jul 2016 – Alert

Team called by Police about a D of E group reporting themselves lost somewhere around Great Gable. After discussion with the Team Leader and using the GPS on an iPhone they were located on Kirk Fell and given directions to make their own way into Wasdale.

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