Three Peaks Callout Archive

Scafell Pike – Sun 22nd Apr 2012 – Alert

At 03:30 a call came in for a group of 12 doing the 3 peaks challenge who were lost and tired. We gave them some advice over the phone, they made their own way off the mountain this morning.

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Scafell Pike – Mon 24th Oct 2011 – Alert

The team was contact by Cumbria Police at 06:17 for a group of two who were reported overdue from their attempt at the 3 Peaks Challenge on Scafell Pike. The pair were dropped of near to the Wasdale head at around 23:18 on the 23/10/2011 and set out to do a “difficult route” up Scafell …

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Scafell Pike – Sun 25th Sep 2011 – Alert

Group of eight Three Peakers reported long overdue on their return to their vehicles.  The Team Leader decided to wait and see if they would eventually turn up.  Weather forecast was good and they would probably make their way off safely at first light.  The missing persons turned up safe and well at 8.00 a.m. Incident …

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Broad Crag – Sat 24th Sep 2011 – Callout 58 in 2011

The team were called out by the police to respond to a male walker who had fallen and sustained lacerations to his head and an arm injury. He was one of a group of 8 walkers who had set off from Seathwaite at around 2am to climb Scafell Pike on the three peaks challenge. …

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Upper Eskdale – Sun 11th Sep 2011 – Callout 54 in 2011

We were called out to look for two young men on the three peaks who became disoriented on the descent and found themselves in Eskdale. Realising they were in the wrong valley they climbed upwards to find a mobile signal, eventually getting to broken ground below Horn Crag / Slight Side. They had a GPS …

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Skew Gill, Great End – Sun 4th Sep 2011 – Callout 52 in 2011

The team were called out just after midnight to assist a male walker who had taken a 20ft tumble fall into Skew Gill from near the Corridor Route and sustained suspected arm and leg fractures. The casualty was given casualty care and analgesia on scene. His injured limbs were splinted and he was placed …

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Broad Crag – Thu 4th Aug 2011 – Callout 49 in 2011

While the team were finishing the rescue at the top of Piers Gill, a further call came in from Cumbria Police to respond to a male walker in his early 20’s who had become lost whilst climbing Scafell Pike. He was tackling the three peaks on his own, cycling between the …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 18th Jun 2011 – Alert

Report from police – missing male.  mid-late 40’s on 3 peaks challenge, failed to turn up at Seathwaite having set off at 3.50am. Informant Organiser at Seathwaite said that the missing person got split up from the rest of the party on the return from the summit because he was slower than them. The second group saw him …

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Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Sat 18th Jun 2011 – Alert

Call from police re a group of 5 3-peakers lost on Scafell Pike. The Team Leader spoke to the informant – two were very wet and cold and only two of party had waterproofs. They were dressed in shorts and fleeces, and had no food or whistle. They did have a map and compass and …

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Scafell Pike – Fri 17th Jun 2011 – Callout 35 in 2011

A party on the 3 peaks became disorientated on their descent after losing the path and were now lost.  Due to the poor weather conditions they were also wet and cold and one of them was having difficulty walking due to a sore knee.  As their location was uncertain the team initially mounted a search …

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