Incidents — Esk Hause

Esk Hause – Thu 30th May 2019 – Alert

We were called by Police about a walker who’d torn their quad muscle and could no longer walk. Due to their position and intended location the call was passed to Keswick MRT to deal with.

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Esk Hause – Wed 25th Oct 2017 – Callout 93 in 2017 (limited)

The Team was called after an ML group came across a party of 4 lost below Esk Hause. They offered to escort the party to Styhead where 2 team members who were heading out for a run met them and took then down to Wasdale Head.

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Esk Hause – Sat 21st Oct 2017 – Callout 89 in 2017 (limited)

We were called by Police about a group of walkers who were reported as wet through and poorly equipped for the conditions, one of whom was also missing. The group were found by a mountain leader at the Esk Hause shelter. As this is in Keswick Team’s patch the incident was passed to them but …

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Esk Hause – Thu 7th Jul 2016 – Callout 34 in 2016 (limited)

We were called by our colleagues in Langdale Team about a couple of walkers who had become lost on the Eskdale side of Esk Hause. Using Sarloc, Langdale team determined they were in our patch and passed the call over. A small WMRT team then located them near the specified location and walked them towards …

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Esk Hause – Wed 3rd Jun 2015 – Alert

We were contacted by Cumbria Police about a party of four and a dog lost near to Esk Hause. We were unable to contact them due to poor signal they were given time to turn up and we stood down when it was confirmed that they were in Borrowdale.

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Esk Hause – Fri 17th Aug 2012 – Alert

The team was contacted by the police to help two female walkers who were walking from Seathwaite to Boot. They had become lost after descending into Eskdale but not being able to cross the river. They had returned to the Esk Hause region and were given directions over the phone back to Seathwaite.

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Esk Hause – Wed 25th Oct 2006 – Callout 46 in 2006

Team were paged by the police to search for a missing walker on the Scafell Range. The man in his early fifties was up in the Lake District on holiday with his wife and daughter. He had left Wasdale Head earlier in the day on his own to climb Scafell Pike. Although reasonably well equipped, …

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Esk Hause – Sat 22nd Oct 2005 – Alert

Telephone call from the police to assist a group of four adult walkers who were tired and overdue following their walk up to Scafell Pike. They had descended into Eskdale and were making their way back up towards Esk Hause. Their location was Knotts of the Tongue (bottom of crags leading up to Esk Hause). …

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Esk Hause – Mon 19th Nov 2001 – Callout 33 in 2001

Call to support Keswick MRT searching for a missing male walker traveling across the tops to Netherwasdale. Full details of the rescue to follow from the team leader shortly. Missing person found safe and well sheltering at Esk Hause shelter in the early hours of Wednesday morning. rescue base closed down at around 0330 hrs.

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Esk Hause – Mon 19th Nov 2001 – Callout 32 in 2001

Single male reported overdue between Keswick and Wasdale YHAs. He was found by Keswick Dogs at Esk Hause and escorted back down.

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