Incidents — Straight Gill

Straight Gill, Lingmell – Sun 15th Oct 2017 – Callout 88 in 2017

The team was called in the early hours of Sunday for a report of a walker overdue from a trip up Scafell Pike. A search started at first light and when the walker was not found in the first few hours the effort was ramped up with search groups from Duddon and Furness, Cockermouth, Keswick, …

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Straight Gill, Lingmell – Wed 14th Nov 2012 – Callout 65 in 2012

We were contacted by Police regarding a party of 4 men in their 20s who had become lost on the descent from Scafell Pike and were now stuck on a narrow ledge on steep ground. Initially it was difficult to contact the party and Keswick team who were also alerted managed to make contact and …

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Straight Gill, Lingmell – Mon 10th Sep 2012 – Callout 52 in 2012

The team was called out just after midnight this morning following an emergency ‘999’ mobile phone call from three male walkers in their early 20’s.  Having left at 7.30 p.m. on Sunday evening with adequate equipment (map, compass, lights and torches) the group ascended the mountain via the Flass Knotts, and up into Lingmell Crags …

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