Incidents — Crinkle Crags

Adam-a-Crag, Crinkle Crags – Mon 9th Oct 2017 – Alert

We were alerted to a small group of walkers lost on the Eskdale side of Crinkle Crags, with the location determined from the Lat and Long on their phone. Early indications suggest they were in difficult ground and combined with the very poor visibility they may require more than verbal assistance. Contact was remade and …

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Crinkle Crags – Wed 12th Jul 2017 – Callout 49 in 2017 (limited)

We were called by our colleagues in Langdale Team to help with a search around Crinkle Crags for a missing walker. As we were arriving in Green Hole it was confirmed that the missing walker had already been escorted from the fell by a DofE team and we stood down.

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Crinkle Crags – Mon 22nd May 2017 – Callout 30 in 2017 (limited)

We were called by our colleagues in Langdale Team to help locate 2 people lost on Crinkle Crags. A small team went up from Brotherikeld but in the end Langdale members found the pair and we stood down.

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Crinkle Crags – Sun 20th Jan 2013 – Callout 3 in 2013

The team was called out to assist Langdale Ambleside MRT and Duddon and Furness MRT search for a walker missing after walking on Crinkle Crags. Whilst we were travelling from the Scafell Pike job the missing man was …

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Crinkle Crags – Thu 22nd Nov 2012 – Callout 67 in 2012

The team was called out to assist Langdale Ambleside MRT with a search for a missing solo walker. Whilst the team was assembling the missing person turned up.

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Crinkle Crags – Tue 17th May 2011 – Callout 26 in 2011 (limited)

The team were called out to assist Langdale Ambleside MRT searching for a male walker lost on Crinkle Crags. After a long night the search was called off without finding the missing person. He turned up in Borrowdale the following morning before the search recommenced. Read more here.

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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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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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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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Crinkle Crags – Tue 12th Apr 2005 – Callout 6 in 2005

The Team were called in to assist the Langdale and Ambleside MRT and Kendal MRT searching for a lost and injured couple on Crinkle Crags. The LAMRT had been searching since 6.30 pm and it wasn’t until just after the Wasdale Team had deployed that the lost and slightly injured walkers were found. The Wasdale …

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