Incidents — Overdue

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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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 – Wed 28th Sep 2011 – Alert

We were contacted by Police regarding a walker who was reported overdue by his wife. The man had set off to climb Scafell Pike from Boot that morning and apparently had not yet returned. We were fortunate to be able to make contact with the walker just as he came back into mobile phone signal and he was able to tell us …

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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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Scafell Pike – Sat 3rd Sep 2011 – Alert

Call came in from the police for a party of five walkers who were overdue from their walk up Scafell Pike from Seathwaite. Whilst the Team members were gathering information for a potential search later that evening the informant called back to the police to say that they had established that the walkers car had …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 3rd Sep 2011 – Alert

Call came in from the police for a missing male and female walker who had set off for the summit of Scafell Pike early that morning.  While the Team Leader was gathering information and checking the car parks for their car, the call came in from the police that they had turned up safe and …

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Scafell Pike – Mon 15th Aug 2011 – Alert

Team was paged by the police for overdue walkers. The three had set off to climb Scafell Pike at 8.30 a.m. and 14 hours later had still not turned up. As more details were being gathered they turned up safe and well. Incident closed at around 10.30 p.m. with no further action required.

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Esk Buttress, Upper Eskdale – Sat 9th Jul 2011 – Callout 44 in 2011

Call came in from Cumbria Police regarding two rock climbers who had failed to return at 6.30 p.m.  They had been climbing on Esk Buttress.  The team Leader waited until 10.35 before doing a full callout.  As seems to regularly happen, once the full team had been called out the two climbers inevitably turned up …

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Scafell Pike – Mon 13th Jun 2011 – Callout 34 in 2011

Call from Police for two missing Three Peakers.  A group of four walkers had set off from Wasdale Head at 5.00 a.m. to climb Scafell Pike in wet and windy conditions.  They separated on the way up and a 40 year old male and female pair became lost on their descent – They were last …

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Wasdale – Sat 11th Jun 2011 – Alert

Call came in to the team leader directly from a local guest house about a 52 year old who had got split up from the rest of his party. The party had got back down from the mountain at 7.30pm. but the man was still overdue. As they were discussing the situation the man turned …

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