Incidents — Callout

Unknown Location – Mon 24th Apr 2000 – Callout 13 in 2000

A group of three team members out for a days walking were planning to check out the ascent / descent routes on Broad Stand, Scafell due to it being one of the Valley’s accident black spots. When they appeared at Mickledore they were approached by a group wanting to borrow a mobile telephone to call …

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Unknown Location – Sat 22nd Apr 2000 – Callout 12 in 2000

Call via Whitehaven Police. A lady at Kendal police station reported that her husband and daughter were long overdue from a days walking on Scafell Pike. The last contact with them was by mobile phone at 1440 hrs. when they were on their descent from the summit. Team were mobilised but the missing couple reported …

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Unknown Location – Sat 22nd Apr 2000 – Callout 11 in 2000

Lady suffered a broken ankle near Eel Tarn, Eskdale. Her ankle was immobilised in a Sam splint and she was carried down to the ambulance at the Woolpack Inn and transported to West Cumberland Hospital.

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Unknown Location – Mon 17th Apr 2000 – Callout 10 in 2000

Mobile telephone call from an informant, two females in their late 40’s were lost on Scafell. A glorious day but they had no idea where they were, they could see a lake with buildings in the background. Incident was closed at 1715hrs. as they didn’t really need the team.

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Unknown Location – Sun 16th Apr 2000 – Callout 9 in 2000

Party of three males set out to climb the grade 2 scramble, Eagle nest Gulley. One climber went ahead of the others and became cragfast. The alarm was raised by mobile phone. Under the wet and slushy snow conditions it was a serious scramble for the team. He was helped out of the gulley and …

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Unknown Location – Mon 10th Apr 2000 – Callout 8 in 2000

Report came in from Whitehaven police of a 46 yr. old male walker hit by a boulder, 200 m below the summit of Scafell Pike. Whilst mobilising the team and getting up the valley, locations changed to Lingmel col then to the Woolworth boulder before we finally established that the group were located 100m below …

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Unknown Location – Wed 5th Apr 2000 – Callout 7 in 2000

Call received from Whitehaven police that a man returning from the Woolpack had seen a green flare on Slightside. It was a very clear night and no further action was taken. Well intentioned false alarm.

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Unknown Location – Sun 26th Mar 2000 – Callout 6 in 2000

Call received from Whitehaven police to rescue a 25 year old male cragfast on the Wastwater. The walker was removed from the bottom of the Screes Gully and assisted back down to the Wastwater pumphouse. 9 team members involves for a duration of 3 hours.

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Unknown Location – Sat 4th Mar 2000 – Callout 5 in 2000

Call received from Whitehaven police to attend a lady in her mid fifties who had slipped and broken her ankle whilst descending path from Whin Rigg. 18 team members involved for 2 hours.

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Unknown Location – Sat 4th Mar 2000 – Callout 4 in 2000

Two sheep stuck on the crags on Buckbarrow. Successfully retrieved without loss or injury. 4 members for 2 hours.

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