Incidents — Langdale Ambleside MRT

Bowfell – Fri 8th Feb 2008 – Callout 6 in 2008

Wasdale were asked to assist in the search for two lost young male walkers, believed to be on Crinkle Crags. They had a torch but were lost in mist. 10 team members were involved plus two SARDA search dogs (Pippi and Rosie) from the Wasdale Team, with their handlers. Parties were sent up Mosedale from …

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Upper Eskdale – Mon 28th Jan 2008 – Callout 3 in 2008

Langdale Ambleside team requested assistance from Wasdale MRT to search for two lost walkers on Crinkle crags. The two 70 yrs. male walkers from the North East who had left their car at the Old Dungeon Ghyl Hotel, were last heard of as a broken message at 5.00 p.m. LAMRT had also brought in SARDA …

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Crinkle Crags – Sun 23rd Dec 2007 – Callout 72 in 2007

Cumbria Police paged the team to assist Langdale Ambleside MRT with a lost male walker. He was in the Crinkle Crags area and Wasdale were requested to search Green Hole, the top end of Eskdale below Crinkle Crags. As the team were approaching Eskdale he phoned into the police from the telephone box at the …

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Scafell Pike – Sun 12th Aug 2007 – Callout 36 in 2007

The team were alerted by the police to search for a missing 48 year old father and son (14 yrs) and friend (13 yrs). They had set off from Langdale earlier that day as a group of five to climb Scafell Pike. One father and one of his sons (11 yr) turned back at Angle …

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Upper Eskdale – Sat 28th Apr 2007 – Callout 16 in 2007

Whilst the team were assembling for incident 24(a) Langdale Ambleside MRT (LAMRT) called the Wasdale team to assist with the search for a missing group of 14. Two walkers were known to be suffering ankle injuries but we believed the group was still together, albeit moving slowly. Contact had been lost but it was believed …

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Unknown Location – Sun 7th Jan 2007 – Alert

The team were paged by Workington Police regarding a report of walkers failing to turn up. The team leader contacted the police and as a follow up, a committee page was put out at 5.20 p.m. advising that there was a missing persons report and that the team leader was gathering more information – at …

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Other Location – Thu 14th Dec 2006 – Callout 50 in 2006

Three male walkers were benighted on the Scafell range in severe weather conditions and although they had telephoned their wives to let them know that they were happy to bivvy out until the morning, due to the medical history on one of the walkers, the Langdale and Ambleside Team were called out to locate the …

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Unknown Location – Mon 4th Sep 2006 – Alert

Police paged the team for an incident which, following further discussion was subsequently handed over to the Langdale and Ambleside MRT – recorded here for information only and not classed as an incident statistic in overall figures.

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Upper Eskdale – Wed 30th Aug 2006 – Callout 33 in 2006

Langdale and Ambleside MRT (LAMRT) requested Wasdale MRT to assist in a search for gentleman who had reported himself lost on the Crinkle Crags via a mobile phone. He was found walking out above Ling Cove bridge in the lower reaches of upper Eskdale. He was walked off the hill and driven back to Langdale …

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Scafell Pike – Fri 28th Apr 2006 – Callout 16 in 2006

A call was received from Whitehaven police to assist with a search for a 39 year old lost walker between the Three Shires Stones (Wrynose Pass) and Scafell Pike. He was due to meet his friend there but had not turned up. Wasdale were to support Langdale Ambleside and cover the routes from the Wasdale …

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