Incidents

Unknown Location – Sun 28th Nov 1999 – Callout 1 in 1999

A father and son had not returned to their vehicle at Burnthwaite. Route not known but it was known that they were inexperienced. and not well equipped. They were eventually found at 0250 hrs in Calf Cove by Keswick team.

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Great Gable – Tue 24th Aug 1971 – Callout 6 in 1971

Boy injured whilst scree running Great Hell Gate screes.

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Beck Head, Great Gable – Wed 11th Aug 1971 – Callout 5 in 1971

Fell-walker fell and injured knee, near Beck Head. Team carried down.

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Scafell – Wed 11th Aug 1971 – Callout 5 in 1971

3 fell-walkers missing overnight on Scafell. Found next morning near Burnmoor Tarn.

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Scafell – Sat 10th Apr 1971 – Callout 3 in 1971

Fell-walker slipped on snow patch. Concussion and abrasions. Carried down on stretcher.

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Mosedale – Fri 9th Apr 1971 – Callout 2 in 1971

Fell-walker slipped whilst crossing stream. Broken collar bone.

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Pillar – Sun 14th Mar 1971 – Callout 1 in 1971

Rescue of 3 climbers on Pillar Rock summit and suffering from exposure.

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Pillar – Sun 6th Dec 1970 – Callout 10 in 1970

Night search of Mosedale and High Level Route followed by rescue of 2 climbers from New West, Pillar Rock

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Mickledore, Scafell Pike – Sun 27th Sep 1970 – Callout 9 in 1970

Fell walker attempting to climb Mickledore Chimney. Head injuries and broken ribs. Team carried down.

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Great End – Wed 26th Aug 1970 – Callout 8 in 1970

Team helped to carry a fell-walker with an injured leg from the Band on Great End.

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