Incidents — Corridor Route

Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Mon 10th Sep 2018 – Callout 48 in 2018 (limited)

The team was alerted to 3 walkers who had got lost whilst descending Scafell Pike.  Contact was made and using PhoneFind the duty team leader was able to determine their location on the corridor route. After further conversations, directions were given and the party made their way towards Lingmell Col.  Given the limited equipment a …

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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Tue 1st May 2018 – Callout 18 in 2018 (limited)

We were called by Police about 3 walkers reporting themselves lost whilst trying to make their way from Scafell Pike to Langdale. Using Sarloc it was determined they were on the path that links Broad Crag Col to the Corridor Route, but it wasn’t possible to phone them back. We decided to send a small …

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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Sun 25th Feb 2018 – Alert

The team leader was alerted by Keswick MRT after a walker had taken a fall down a snow slope.  It turned out he was able to walk and was heading to Styhead we stood by in case we were required and Keswick went to meet the party.  As they arrived on scene and assessed the …

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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Fri 13th Oct 2017 – Alert

Team called yesterday evening for a group of walkers who reported themselves lost, near to the Corridor Route on Scafell Pike. They had just managed to regained the path as the team leader made contact. (Having tried to self rescue for a couple of hours) Directions and advice was given over the phone and they …

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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Sat 7th Oct 2017 – Callout 85 in 2017

Whilst we were walking off from the previous job we were called again by Police about 2 walkers who had split off from a larger group and become lost, somewhere on Scafell Pike. One also reported they had hurt their leg and were struggling to walk. As we were dealing with the earlier incident the …

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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Sun 20th Aug 2017 – Callout 65 in 2017

We were called out by North West Ambulance Service for a walker on the corridor route who had stumbled and badly hurt her ankle. Due to the location and possible complications with the injury a coastguard helicopter was requested and Rescue 199, the new AW189 from Prestwick attended. They lowered their paramedic winch-man onto the hillside …

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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Fri 16th Jun 2017 – Callout 35 in 2017 (limited)

The team was called out to assist a pair of walkers lost near the corridor route. The pair were found near the head of Piers gill after a short search of the area and were walked down to Wasdale Head.

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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Tue 25th Oct 2016 – Callout 63 in 2016 (limited)

The team was called out to help a pair of walkers lost on the corridor route. They were located using their smartphone and walked down to Wasdale Head by team members.

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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Wed 19th Oct 2016 – Callout 61 in 2016 (limited)

We were called by Police about a walker reporting himself lost on Scafell Pike. With help from Sarloc he was located on the corridor route between Piers & Greta Gill. A small team was then sent to help escort him off the mountain.

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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Mon 29th Aug 2016 – Alert

Team called by Police about a group of walkers reporting themselves to be unsure of their position whilst on the corridor route, trying to get back to Seathwaite. Team leader provided directions over the phone and they made their own way off the mountain unaided.

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