Incidents — Black Sail Pass

Black Sail Pass – Thu 29th Dec 2011 – Alert

The team leader was alerted by a member of staff from the Wasdale Head to a female who had been blown over on Black Sail pass. As a team member at the Wasdale Head Inn was gathering information the party had made their own way back to wasdale for onward transport to hospital.

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Black Sail Pass – Tue 28th Jun 2011 – Callout 39 in 2011

The alarm was raised at Blacksail Youth Hostel by a walker who could hear shouts for help in the Blacksail Pass area. As this is on the boundary between Wasdale and Cockermouth teams both attended. On arrival at the pass it was apparent there were no longer shouts for help and a search of the …

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Black Sail Pass – Mon 13th Aug 2007 – Callout 37 in 2007

The team were paged by the police to search for a missing father and mother who had set off to walk from Ennerdale to Wasdale and failed to turn up at their car in Wasdale. The couple were in their 50’s and were reported to be experienced but with light clothing. They were from Wigan …

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Black Sail Pass – Fri 18th Apr 2003 – Callout 9 in 2003

A father and son were both injured whilst ascending Blacksail. The father in his 60’s sustained a dislocated shoulder whilst the son (early 20s) collapsed from shock and sustained a gash to the head and was reported to be in a confused state. The alarm was raised at the Wasdale Head shop and the team …

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