Incidents

Unknown Location – Mon 17th Apr 2000 – Callout 10 in 2000

Mobile telephone call from an informant, two females in their late 40’s were lost on Scafell. A glorious day but they had no idea where they were, they could see a lake with buildings in the background. Incident was closed at 1715hrs. as they didn’t really need the team.

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Unknown Location – Sun 16th Apr 2000 – Callout 9 in 2000

Party of three males set out to climb the grade 2 scramble, Eagle nest Gulley. One climber went ahead of the others and became cragfast. The alarm was raised by mobile phone. Under the wet and slushy snow conditions it was a serious scramble for the team. He was helped out of the gulley and …

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Unknown Location – Mon 10th Apr 2000 – Callout 8 in 2000

Report came in from Whitehaven police of a 46 yr. old male walker hit by a boulder, 200 m below the summit of Scafell Pike. Whilst mobilising the team and getting up the valley, locations changed to Lingmel col then to the Woolworth boulder before we finally established that the group were located 100m below …

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Unknown Location – Wed 5th Apr 2000 – Callout 7 in 2000

Call received from Whitehaven police that a man returning from the Woolpack had seen a green flare on Slightside. It was a very clear night and no further action was taken. Well intentioned false alarm.

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Unknown Location – Sun 26th Mar 2000 – Callout 6 in 2000

Call received from Whitehaven police to rescue a 25 year old male cragfast on the Wastwater. The walker was removed from the bottom of the Screes Gully and assisted back down to the Wastwater pumphouse. 9 team members involves for a duration of 3 hours.

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Unknown Location – Sat 4th Mar 2000 – Callout 5 in 2000

Call received from Whitehaven police to attend a lady in her mid fifties who had slipped and broken her ankle whilst descending path from Whin Rigg. 18 team members involved for 2 hours.

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Unknown Location – Sat 4th Mar 2000 – Callout 4 in 2000

Two sheep stuck on the crags on Buckbarrow. Successfully retrieved without loss or injury. 4 members for 2 hours.

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Unknown Location – Fri 25th Feb 2000 – Callout 3 in 2000

25 year old male fell but was reported overdue then turned up 30 minutes later from walking on Scafell. He sustained a gashed head. 2 team members were involved in the early stages of the investigation.

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Unknown Location – Sat 1st Jan 2000 – Callout 2 in 2000

Father and 4 children reported overdue from a walk up Scafell Pike. They were reported as well equipped and experienced but had to spend the night on the fell following a navigational error. They were found returning to their vehicle at the NT car park at 1000 hours 2000-01-02. Warmed and fed at Wasdale Head …

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Unknown Location – Sat 1st Jan 2000 – Callout 1 in 2000

Received a request to assist Langdale/Ambleside in a search for a couple doing Crinkle Crags from the Langdale campsite. Were found ok in the three tarns area at approximately 0300 hrs.

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