Incidents

Scafell Pike – Sun 13th Oct 2019 – Alert

Team called this afternoon by Police about a group of 3 walkers reporting themselves lost whilst trying to descend Scafell Pike. With the location information from the 999 call their position was determined to be on the ridge descending towards Broad Crag Col. The Team Leader provided directions over the phone and they then made …

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Mosedale – Sat 12th Oct 2019 – Alert

We were called by Police about a walker who was reported to have become detached from his group. With relatively few details to go on we gave the incident more time to develop and an hour later were called back to say the missing walker was now reunited with his group and we stood down. …

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Lords Rake, Scafell – Sat 12th Oct 2019 – Callout 52 in 2019

We were called by NWAS about reports of 2 walkers hit by rockfall in Lords Rake, one sustaining a head injury and the other leg injuries. With the possibility of a serious incident the coastguard helicopter from Prestwick also attended and our colleagues in the Duddon and Furness Team were also contacted. Team members met …

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Wastwater Screes – Sat 28th Sep 2019 – Callout 51 in 2019

We were called by Police about 2 walkers who’d become stuck on the large boulder field on the Wasdale Screes. They were located by a team member on foot then given a lift back to the pump house in the team boat.

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Scafell Pike – Fri 27th Sep 2019 – Callout 50 in 2019 (limited)

We were called by Police about 2 walkers on the 3 peaks challenge who’d become stuck at the top of Scafell Pike and unable to make their way down. Initially it was difficult to contact the walkers but after a team member visited Brackenclose and met the rest of their party it was possible to …

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Scafell Pike – Sun 22nd Sep 2019 – Callout 49 in 2019

We were called by Police about a family group who reported they’d become lost due to low cloud whilst descending Scafell Pike. Their position was determined to be on the wall at the top of Piers Gill using PhoneFind. They were given directions to start walking back up the wall towards Lingmell Col and team …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 21st Sep 2019 – Alert

We were called by Police about a walker reported overdue from a trip up Scafell Pike after they became separated from their companion earlier in the afternoon. Team members checked pubs and spoke with the informant but later on the missing person turned up safe and well at the Wasdale Head Inn and we stood …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 14th Sep 2019 – Alert

We were called by Police about 2 walkers reported overdue from a trip up Scafell Pike. Whilst we were gathering details they phoned in to say they were safe & well and off the mountain and we stood down.

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Wastwater Screes – Thu 12th Sep 2019 – Callout 48 in 2019

We were called by Police about a walker and dog who reported themselves stuck whilst walking on the Wasdale Screes. Their position was determined using PhoneFind. Team members on foot arrived and helped to get them to the shore where they were picked up in the team’s boat and taken back to the pump house.

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Broad Crag Col, Scafell Pike – Sat 7th Sep 2019 – Callout 47 in 2019

We were called by Police about a walker who had slipped whilst descending to Broad Crag Col on the way up Scafell Pike injuring their ankle. A team member who was already on the fell went to the scene and assessed the injury. In view of the location high on Broad Crag assistance was called …

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