Incidents — Stand Crag

Stand Crag, Great End – Wed 17th May 2017 – Callout 28 in 2017 (limited)

We were called by Police about 2 walkers reporting themselves lost whilst trying to return to Seathwaite from Scafell Pike via the Corridor Route. Their initial position was established with help from SARLOC and attempts were made to talk them down. Unfortunately these were not successful and a small team went on the fell to …

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Stand Crag, Great End – Wed 22nd Jun 2016 – Callout 28 in 2016 (limited)

Team called by Police about a couple of walkers reporting themselves lost / benighted on Scafell Pike. Phone contact was difficult due to poor signal but they were able to pass on coordinates from their iPhone which placed them just below Stand Crag on the corridor route. Due the communication problems a small team went …

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Stand Crag, Great End – Sat 12th Sep 2015 – Callout 52 in 2015

The team was called out when two separate groups had got into difficulty around the Piers Gill area of Scafell Pike. This group were located on the side of Greta Gill on steep ground. The team provided torches, warm clothing and walked them back to Wasdale. Conditions were not favourable and it is worth noting …

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Stand Crag, Great End – Sun 4th Sep 2011 – Callout 53 in 2011

Call came in from the police to rescue a female walker who had fallen at Stand Crag on the corridor route from Scafell Pike. An air ambulance and road ambulance had also been tasked to this incident. The casualty was airlifted from the scene of the incident as the team were making their way up …

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Stand Crag, Great End – Sat 2nd Feb 2008 – Callout 4 in 2008

Call from Keswick MRT to help locate two male climbers who were lost somewhere to the west of Great End. The two climbers had completed the winter route, Central Gulley on Great End and after coming out on the summit walked off to the right, descended, but became lost on their descent. They were sheltering …

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