Incidents — Pikes Crag

Pikes Crag, Scafell Pike – Sat 6th Oct 2018 – Callout 53 in 2018 (limited)

We were called by Police about 2 walkers reporting themselves lost, somewhere near the top of Pikes Crag whilst trying to descend Scafell Pike. They called back a little later to say they had now found their own way back onto the path and no longer needed assistance and we stood down.

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Pikes Crag, Scafell Pike – Wed 21st Aug 2013 – Alert

A group of two called the team lost on Scafell Pike. Their location was determined using SARLOC and they were given advice over the phone.

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Pikes Crag, Scafell Pike – Mon 4th Mar 2013 – Callout 8 in 2013

The team was contacted to assist a male who had become stuck in the gully adjacent to Pikes Crag. The team responded and climbed to his location. Once on scene the team secured the casualty and then lowered him to safer ground.

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Pikes Crag, Scafell Pike – Sun 2nd Dec 2012 – Callout 69 in 2012

We were called by Police to help a couple who’d become stuck on a ledge between the main Scafell Pike descent path and Pikes crag due to difficult ground and hard snow and were unsure where to go next. The couple was located using their phone, then team members who were already on the fell …

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Pikes Crag, Scafell Pike – Mon 18th Jul 2011 – Alert

Paged by Cumbria Police to rescue a group of four walkers from Oldham who said they were lost on Pulpit Rock, Scafell Pike  in cloud that had descended on them.  Whilst the team leader was assessing the details a further call came in from the Police to say that the cloud had now lifted and …

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Pikes Crag, Scafell Pike – Tue 21st Sep 2010 – Callout 56 in 2010 (limited)

Call from police to help two walkers (Three Peakers), male and female in their 20s who had set off from Wasdale in the early hours of the morning and were now lost in a craggy area. The Duty Team leader assessed their location via their mobile phone which put them in the area below Pikes …

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Pikes Crag, Scafell Pike – Mon 16th Aug 2010 – Callout 48 in 2010

Call from the police. A group were reported to be cragfast in a Gulley adjacent to Pikes Crag, Scafell Pike. A Deputy Leader (DTL) already on Scafell (Lords Rake) had heard the screams for help, and raised the alarm via the police. The shouts were coming from the top of Pikes Crag. Five people had …

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Traverse Path, Pikes Crag – Sat 14th Oct 2006 – Callout 45 in 2006

‘999’ call made to the police from a male walker in his 30’s who had slipped on the Scafell Pike traverse path and broken his left ankle. He and his two fellow male walkers were on a camping expedition. From Dumfries, they had walked up from Seathwaite, up the Corridor route to Lingmel Col, then …

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Pikes Crag, Scafell Pike – Mon 23rd Jun 2003 – Callout 21 in 2003

Whilst tidying up and closing the base to incident 25, a further call came in to say a lady had broken her ankle below Pikes Crag on Scafell Pike. There was some initial concern that this lady may have been the one heard in incident 25. Also we were surprised that a further incident had …

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Pikes Crag, Scafell Pike – Mon 23rd Jun 2003 – Callout 19 in 2003

The police called the team to respond to a male with a suspect broken leg on Scafell. On questioning the informant (by mobile phone) it transpired that he was in sight and verbal contact with the injured man who had been descending ‘D’ gulley to the East of Pikes Crag with a female companion. He …

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