Incidents

Illgill Head – Thu 26th Oct 2017 – Callout 95 in 2017

Thursday evening saw the ream called again after someone reported seeing a torch light plashing SOS above the Wasdale Head campsite. A local team member had already headed up the hill to investigate and soon reported back to the Team Leader there was a female with a broken ankle near the Ill Gill Head intake …

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Eskdale – Thu 26th Oct 2017 – Callout 94 in 2017

The team was called out this afternoon to assist an elderly gentleman above Christcliff, Eskdale whilst descending from Eel tarn he’d slipped and fallen a couple of times and tried to make his way down but called for help when the ground became difficult. Once on scene he was assessed by a couple of Casualty …

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Esk Hause – Wed 25th Oct 2017 – Callout 93 in 2017 (limited)

The Team was called after an ML group came across a party of 4 lost below Esk Hause. They offered to escort the party to Styhead where 2 team members who were heading out for a run met them and took then down to Wasdale Head.

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Bowfell – Wed 25th Oct 2017 – Callout 92 in 2017 (limited)

The team was called for 3 walkers who where lost somewhere under Bow Fell in the Upper Esk. Due to the location the team leader was unable to re-contact the group.  The were sent text messages with instructions should they become unlost and a small party was dispatched to search for them. There was several …

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Netherbeck, Wasdale – Tue 24th Oct 2017 – Callout 91 in 2017

Team called last night for a walker reported overdue from a walk from Wasdale to Ennerdale. The walker was found in the small hours by Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team near Ennerdale.

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Upper Eskdale – Sat 21st Oct 2017 – Callout 90 in 2017

We were called by our colleagues in Langdale Team to help look for a missing walker last seen ascending Bowfell via The Band. The walker was found by a mountain leader and group on a night navigation exercise near Long Crag in Upper Eskdale. The walker was passed to us near Lingcove Bridge and after …

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Esk Hause – Sat 21st Oct 2017 – Callout 89 in 2017 (limited)

We were called by Police about a group of walkers who were reported as wet through and poorly equipped for the conditions, one of whom was also missing. The group were found by a mountain leader at the Esk Hause shelter. As this is in Keswick Team’s patch the incident was passed to them but …

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Scafell Pike – Tue 17th Oct 2017 – Alert

Earlier this evening we were contacted after a walker was reported overdue from a walk up Scafell Pike from Langdale. As the team leader was gathering information the walker turned up.

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Sty Head – Tue 17th Oct 2017 – Alert

The team alerted this morning after a group of walkers found a lone male exhausted by Sty Head stretcher box. Due to the location we passed this over to our Keswick colleagues who with assistance from Cockermouth brought him off the hill.

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Straight Gill, Lingmell – Sun 15th Oct 2017 – Callout 88 in 2017

The team was called in the early hours of Sunday for a report of a walker overdue from a trip up Scafell Pike. A search started at first light and when the walker was not found in the first few hours the effort was ramped up with search groups from Duddon and Furness, Cockermouth, Keswick, …

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