Incidents — Esk Buttress

Esk Buttress, Upper Eskdale – Tue 13th Jun 2017 – Alert

We were called by Police about a climber reported overdue from a reconnaissance visit to a crag. Just as we were taking the call he phoned in to say he was safe & well and we stood down.

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Esk Buttress, Upper Eskdale – Sat 9th Jul 2011 – Callout 44 in 2011

Call came in from Cumbria Police regarding two rock climbers who had failed to return at 6.30 p.m.  They had been climbing on Esk Buttress.  The team Leader waited until 10.35 before doing a full callout.  As seems to regularly happen, once the full team had been called out the two climbers inevitably turned up …

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