Incidents — Langdale Ambleside MRT

Angle Tarn – Wed 10th Mar 2004 – Callout 4 in 2004

The police paged the team just after midnight to look for a missing walker assumed lost somewhere between Wasdale and Langdale. A male in his mid-twenties had left Wasdale Youth Hostel to walk to Langdale Youth Hostel. He had failed to turn up. His route was not known.Wasdale MRT, Keswick MRT, Langdale & Ambleside MRT …

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Allen Crags – Wed 4th Feb 2004 – Callout 2 in 2004

The Wasdale Team Leader was called by the police at 1730 hrs. following a ‘999’ mobile phone call from four male walkers in their forties. They were lost on the ridge following their return from doing Scafell Pike and just ‘needed some directions’. They had set off that day from Seathwaite. When questioned on the …

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Scafell Pike – Thu 30th Oct 2003 – Callout 48 in 2003

Called in to support Langdale & Ambleside MRT (LAMRT) to search the Scafell range for a missing father and son long overdue. Their car was in the Langdale Valley and they had set off early the previous day from Burnley to climb Scafell Pike. They were ill equipped with no map or torch, light waterproofs. …

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Upper Eskdale – Tue 1st Jul 2003 – Callout 22 in 2003

Wasdale team were called to assist in the search for a 59yr old male walker who had left the Old Dungeon Ghyll to tackle Bowfell / Esk Pike / Broad Crag / Scafell Pike / Scafell (via Broad Stand) and returning back to Langdale. His car was still at ODG and Langdale MRT, Keswick MRT …

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Crinkle Crags – Sun 12th Jan 2003 – Callout 4 in 2003 (limited)

The team leader received a request from Langdale Ambleside MRT to open Mill Forge for a radio relay. Single 37yr old male missing on walk over Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell. Langdale were searching north side and to the summits of those fells and putting search dogs into Green Hole etc.

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Upper Eskdale – Mon 29th Oct 2001 – Callout 26 in 2001

The Wasdale Team Leader received call from the Team Leader, Langdale/Ambleside rescue team whilst at the Mill Forge rescue headquarters for a committee meeting. They and Keswick MRT were responding to a report that a 32yr old single male walker was long overdue on a route that would have taken him over Bow Fell, Esk …

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Upper Eskdale – Sun 1st Jul 2001 – Alert

Call from Whitehaven Police. Two people (22yr old and 56 yr old males – lightly equipped, no torches or whistles had rung 999 to say they were lost (not injured) and needed MRT assistance to help them down. Initially, we could not call them back as their mobile number was unavailable (a common experience). At …

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