Incidents — Lords Rake

Lords Rake, Scafell – Wed 5th Jun 2019 – Callout 19 in 2019

Weather : Misty

We were called by Police about 2 walkers reporting themselves crag fast after loosing the route on Lord’s Rake and getting into steep ground. Their location was determine using PhoneFind. Team members then went to the location and using ropes extricated them from the crag and then walked back down to Wasdale. …

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Lords Rake, Scafell – Mon 7th Aug 2017 – Callout 61 in 2017

The team was called yesterday for 2 walkers who had become crag fast whilst trying to ascend Lords Rake on Scafell. They had turned off too early and become stuck in the steep ground in the Red Gill area below the rake. Due to the mist and awkward terrain it took a long time to …

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Lords Rake, Scafell – Fri 28th Feb 2014 – Callout 4 in 2014

The team was called to assist a pair of walkers stuck on Lords Rake on steep snow. Since many team members were about to leave for training in Scotland, Duddon and Furness MRT were called in to run the incident with the assistance of Wasdale team members. One team member already in the area assisted …

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Lords Rake, Scafell – Tue 22nd Nov 2011 – Alert

Call came in from the Wasdale Head Inn to the Team leader regarding a Parapentor who had crash landed at the top of Lord’s Rake on Scafell.  He was very lucky and able to walk back down the mountain but had left his paraglider on the crag.  His  plans were to recover it the following day.  …

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Lords Rake, Scafell – Fri 30th Sep 2011 – Callout 59 in 2011

Team called out by the Police to rescue a 47 yr old male who had slipped down scree below base of Lords Rake. The man had sustained a blow to the lower left side of his back that was painful during any movement. He was given analgesia on the scene by a team doctor and …

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Lords Rake, Scafell – Sat 16th Feb 2008 – Callout 8 in 2008

Whilst the team were attending the fallen walker on Broad Stand, a second callout came in from the police regarding a group of three walkers, again on Scafell and fortunately not too far from the Mickledore incident. The group of three were scrambling up Deep Gill from Lord’s rake. They were off route to the …

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Lords Rake, Scafell – Sat 19th Jan 2008 – Callout 2 in 2008

Workington Police paged the team to respond to a ‘999’ from two male walkers who were crag fast and stuck above Lord’s Rake on Scafell. The two who were in their late 30’s / early 40’s and had come up from Liverpool for the weekend had scrambled up Lord’s Rake, got to the fallen pillar …

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Lords Rake, Scafell – Tue 4th Dec 2007 – Callout 70 in 2007

Cumbria Police paged the team following a ‘999’ mobile phone call from a single male 20 yr old walker who was doing the 3 Peaks. He set off from Wasdale at about 1:00 hrs but got lost on his way up. The Team leader could speak to him on his mobile and established that he’d …

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Lords Rake, Scafell – Mon 8th Aug 2005 – Callout 30 in 2005

The police called the team out to a male walker who was reported to be injured on Scafell. The accident was reported by passing walkers who had heard the shouts for help and whistles. He along with another three or four walkers were descending or ascending west wall traverse by the unstable pillar when there …

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Lords Rake, Scafell – Mon 18th Mar 2002 – Callout 9 in 2002 (limited)

A rucksack was found at the bottom of Shamrock on Scafell by a person exiting Lord’s Rake. Gear was strewn for 20 meters down the crag. A limited callout was made to check out the situation but as no missing person call had been made the search was stood down.

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