Incidents

Lords Rake, Scafell – Sat 4th Apr 1970 – Callout 3 in 1970

Fell-walker with broken leg carried from the scree below Lords Rake.

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Shamrock, Scafell – Fri 27th Mar 1970 – Callout 2 in 1970

A search and carry of a dead fell walker who had fallen from Shamrock in snow conditions.

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Great End – Sat 7th Mar 1970 – Callout 1 in 1970

Two cragfast climbers rescued in bad snow and weather conditions from A buttress Great End.

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Scafell Crag, Scafell – Mon 1st Sep 1969 – Callout 3 in 1969

Climber fell from Botterill’s Slab, Scafell. Severe bruising. Team carried down.

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Esk Hause – Mon 21st Apr 1969 – Callout 2 in 1969

Night search in snow for a party of youths. Found in Langstrath by Keswick MRT.

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Hollowstones, Scafell Pike – Tue 25th Mar 1969 – Callout 1 in 1969

Woman fell going from Mickledore to Hollow Stones on hard snow. Head injuries. Team carried down.

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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Sun 20th Oct 1968 – Callout 2 in 1968

Search for missing fell- walker. Found dead by Keswick M.R.T. near Greta Ghyll on corridor route.

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Broad Stand, Scafell – Mon 7th Oct 1968 – Callout 1 in 1968

Man (fellwelker) killed whilst descending Broad Stand. Team carried him down.

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Green Crag, Eskdale – – Alert

We were called by Police about a walker reported overdue after a trip to Eskdale. The walker had become separated from his companion who raised the alarm when he did not show up. The walker was then confirmed to have returned home while we were investigating further.

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