Incidents — Red Pike

Red Pike – Sun 26th Aug 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about a fell runner reporting themselves lost whilst on a run around Red Pike and Scoat Fell. The runner then established their own position and descended in Ennerdale without the need for team involvement.

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Red Pike – Tue 25th Jul 2017 – Callout 54 in 2017 (limited)

We were called by our colleagues in Cockermouth Team about a party of 2 who had failed to return after a walk up Pillar and it was likely they were on the Wasdale side. After a number of phone calls and other enquiries by both teams one of the walkers made their own way back …

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Red Pike – Thu 20th Jul 2017 – Callout 52 in 2017

Team called this afternoon for a young walker who started to feel unwell whilst ascending Red Pike. With a possible long carry off we asked for assistance from our colleagues in the Duddon & Furness Mountain Rescue Team who also attended. In the end the walker was able to make their own way off the …

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Red Pike – Sat 31st Oct 2015 – Callout 65 in 2015

Whilst search for the lost people on Scafell Pike was underway we received another call, this time for an experienced 80 year old male who was very overdue from a walk up Red pike. The team started a search (again supported by Duddon and Furness MRT) but thankfully he turned up in the Ennerdale valley …

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Red Pike – Sun 17th Nov 2013 – Callout 65 in 2013

We were called by Cumbria Police about a lady who had suffered a lower leg injury on the descent from Red Pike towards Dore Head. She was given analgesia and the injury splinted before being stretchered down to Overbeck car park. Incident closed 20:00, 16 wasdale + DFMRT involved.

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Red Pike – Sat 21st Sep 2013 – Callout 57 in 2013

We were contacted by Police about a party of 4 who were lost somewhere between Pillar & Yewbarrow, one of the party was also struggling to make progress. We mounted a search of the Red Pike area and located them to the south of the summit by Pt801. They were then walked back to their …

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Red Pike – Fri 20th Jul 2012 – Alert

We were contacted by Police regarding a group reported overdue from a walk on Red Pike. The Red Pike in question turned out to be that in Buttermere. Just before the call was passed on to Cockermouth Team the missing people turned up safe & well at Honister Pass.

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Red Pike – Mon 14th Sep 2009 – Callout 70 in 2009

Paged by the police for an injured walker on Red Pike. Details were gathered on the male walker in his fifties who was actually on Wind Gap near Red Pike. He had fallen and dislocated his shoulder. In addition to a previous medical history issue he had a dislocated shoulder. With analgesia administered, his shoulder …

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Red Pike – Sat 28th Feb 2009 – Callout 12 in 2009

Wasdale MRT asked by Cockermouth MRT to assist in the search for a group of lost walkers. The three females and two males, in their late 30’s/early 40’s were from Birmingham and had set off from the Blacksail Hut to climb Pillar. They became disorientated, lost their way and only had a single torch. 15 …

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