Incidents — Green How

Green How, Scafell – Tue 16th Aug 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about reports of flashing lights, potentially in the Green How area of Scafell that were visible from the campsite. A team member went to investigate and could not see the lights and later on nor could the original informants. Incident stood down as a false alarm with good intent.

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Green How, Scafell – Sat 17th Oct 2015 – Callout 60 in 2015 (limited)

We were called by Police about 2 walkers and a dog who reported themselves lost after an attempt to climb Scafell Pike. After some discussions with the team leader and scouting by another team member looking for lights it was determined the lost people were on Green How on Scafell. A small team was then …

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Green How, Scafell – Sat 23rd Feb 2013 – Callout 7 in 2013

The team was called out to attend a female walker who had taken a fall on hard snow on Green How, Scafell. She was suffering from a leg injury as well as from exposure. A Royal Navy Sea King from HMS Gannet lifted six team members to near the casualty site. A combined effort of …

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Green How, Scafell – Sat 2nd Jul 2011 – Callout 42 in 2011

Team called to the help of a male walker in his 40’s. The group of four plus dog had climbed Scafell that day from Boot where they were camping. One of the male walkers had sustained an injury to his knee and was unable to make any further progress down the hill. 19 team members …

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Green How, Scafell – Sat 25th Sep 2010 – Callout 57 in 2010

Call to attend to a walker with an injured leg on Green How. Air Ambulance attended but could not get close to the casualty due to sloping ground. They airlifted four team members to the scene who carried the casualty to a suitable pick up point. In all, around 15 team members attended. Incident …

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Green How, Scafell – Sun 26th Jul 2009 – Callout 47 in 2009

Call from the police regarding two missing walkers. The walkers reported themselves lost on Scafell Pike and 15 Wasdale team members plus a including a SARDA (lakes) search dog from the Wasdale team spent to night searching routes on the mountain but no one was found. /p>

Following on from the previous night, an extensive …

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Green How, Scafell – Thu 10th Aug 2006 – Callout 31 in 2006 (limited)

Police paged the team following a call from a couple on the National Trust campsite at Wasdale Head who had seen lights on the Green How path (Scafell) which had been stationary for 20 mins. The Deputy Team Leader rang the informant to find out if the light was giving a distress signal. The lady …

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Green How, Scafell – Sat 28th Oct 2000 – Callout 44 in 2000

Call from Whitehaven Police regarding a 20 yr. old male walker who had fallen over amongst boulders, badly lacerating his face. The call had come from another member of the five strong Bradford University group, who had raised the alarm by mobile phone. The casualty was a few hundred feet down from the summit …

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