Incidents — Whin Rigg

Whin Rigg – Sat 2nd Apr 2016 – Callout 11 in 2016

We were called by Police about a fell runner who had slipped and when falling contacted a rock, which had led to a deep cut on his thigh. He had been given first aid and put in a tent by race marshalls and some passing walkers. We packed him into the cas bag to warm …

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Whin Rigg – Sun 23rd Aug 2015 – Callout 42 in 2015

Out third callout of the day was to two walkers who were lost, one with a leg injury above the Wast Water Screes. Treated by the team and evacuated back to Wasdale.

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Whin Rigg – Sun 22nd Aug 2010 – Callout 49 in 2010

A male walker had set off from Wasdale climbing Scafell Pike and then followed some walkers to Scafell where he descended down into Eskdale, walked through Eskdale village and saw a sign and footpath for Nether Wasdale so headed for Wasdale. He got back onto the fell above Great Hall Gill where he ran out …

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Whin Rigg – Fri 12th Mar 2010 – Alert

< Call from Police to assist two ladies on Illgill Head (The Screes) who had lost their map which had blown away in the wind and didn't know the way down. Contact was made by mobile phone and established that they were at the top of Great Hall Gill. Both had torches and there were …

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Whin Rigg – Mon 2nd Sep 2002 – Callout 36 in 2002 (limited)

The team were called to help two 21 year old girls who had become benighted on their way down from Whin Rigg on the Screes. They were walking from Eskdale Youth Hostel to Wasdale Hall youth Hostel. Two team members went up to find them and check their condition. They were located at the top …

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