Incidents — Langdale Ambleside MRT

Other Location – Sat 31st Oct 2009 – Callout 86 in 2009 (limited)

A WMRT / SARDA dog handler was asked to assist Keswick MRT with a search for a lost group of 9 on Allen Crags after Langdale Ambleside MRT had searched for the group near Esk Hause with no success. Wasdale MRT base was manned to support the dog handler and navigator. After 6 hrs the …

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Upper Eskdale – Sun 25th Oct 2009 – Callout 82 in 2009

Callout for a missing group of 5 walkers in Upper Eskdale who had been walking on Crinkle Crags. The request for support came in from Langdale MRT. Weather conditions were poor with heavy rain and high winds forecasted. The team were mobilised and the 3 members of the missing group were quickly located at Brotherikeld …

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Unknown Location – Thu 23rd Jul 2009 – Callout 45 in 2009

Called out assist Keswick and Langdale MRTs to search for a DoE group walking from Wasdale to Langdale via Sprinkling Tarn. The group were located safe and well by a SARDA Lakes search dog from Keswick MRT in upper Eskdale below Esk Hause in the early afternoon. 15 Wasdale team members attended.

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Styhead Path, Great Gable – Sun 19th Jul 2009 – Callout 44 in 2009

The police received a ‘999’ call from a mobile phone from a Chinese male and female walker who were lost on Scafell Pike with an injured knee. They had ascended Scafell Pike from Langdale earlier that day, leaving at 11:00 hrs When the Deputy Team Leader was talking to them to try and establish their …

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Crinkle Crags – Thu 4th Jun 2009 – Callout 27 in 2009

Full callout for a female competitor who was in the Saunders Marathon. She had a torn calf muscle and was in Moasdale and the checkpoint near Black Crag under Crinkle crags. The call had come in from Langdale MRT. She was given casualty care and evacuated off the mountain.

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Bowfell – Thu 5th Feb 2009 – Callout 8 in 2009

Wasdale MRT were asked by Langdale MRT to help search for a long overdue missing 60 year old male walker who had been walking in the Bowfell and Crinkle crags area. 15 Wasdale Team members and a SARDA dog handler searched the upper Eskdale areas and Duddon & Furness MRT were also brought in. All …

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Other Location – Fri 12th Dec 2008 – Alert

The team was paged by Cumbria Police to rescue a couple who were stranded on the road pass between Eskdale and Langdale. The Team Leader spoke to the couple on their mobile. They had been stranded in their car overnight with snow and ice on the road. Similar situations have occurred as the car sat …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 9th Aug 2008 – Callout 45 in 2008

Two groups of 4 and 5 people, both part of the same party doing the Three Peaks Challenge, were reported overdue between the summit of Scafell Pike and Langdale. The missing groups had called in on their mobile to say they were on the summit at 6.30pm that but failed to meet their transport in …

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Slight Side, Scafell – Wed 30th Apr 2008 – Callout 21 in 2008

The team were called out at 0530 by Cumbria Police rescue a group of four 16 year olds and an 18 year old who reported themselves as being lost, very wet and very cold but unable to give their location. A large search involving Wasdale, Langdale/Ambleside and Kendal teams along with Search dogs from SARDA …

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Crinkle Crags – Sat 1st Mar 2008 – Callout 10 in 2008

Whilst the team were attending rescue Callout 17 in 2008 , another call came in for assistance. Two walkers had reported themselves lost on Crinkle Crags somewhere. They were high, in mist and above steep crags. Langdale and Ambleside team had searched the normal routes earlier that evening with team members and search dogs from …

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