Incidents

Hollowstones, Scafell Pike – Tue 23rd Aug 2016 – Callout 54 in 2016

We were called by Police about a young walker who had slipped and sustained an ankle injury whilst walking in the Hollowstones area of Scafell Pike. He was assessed by a team doctor and then taken by stretcher down to Brackenclose.

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Scafell Pike – Sun 21st Aug 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about a party that had split up an become separated on Scafell Pike. One of the party had no mobile so could not be contacted. The missing person then met up with other walkers near the summit who walked her down to Wasdale. It is worth noting that the rest …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 20th Aug 2016 – Callout 53 in 2016 (limited)

We were called by Police about a group of 2 walkers reporting themselves lost near the top of Scafell Pike. After discussion on the phone it was established they were likely to be near Broad Crag Col and were given directions to retrace their steps to the summit from where they met another 3 peaks …

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Lingmell Col, Scafell Pike – Sat 20th Aug 2016 – Callout 52 in 2016 (limited)

We were called by Police about a party of 2 reporting themselves lost somewhere on Scafell Pike. Using Sarloc they were located at Lingmell Col and then a team member who was walking in the area helped to escort them back to Wasdale.

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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Sat 20th Aug 2016 – Callout 51 in 2016 (limited)

We were then called by Police about a group of up to 18 people who were having difficulty crossing Lingmell Beck due to it being in spate from the heavy rain. By the time we arrived many had made their own way off via the left hand bank but 4 people needed assistance to cross …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 20th Aug 2016 – Callout 50 in 2016

We were called by Police following an emergency call that was cut short and subsequently traced to Scafell Pike. We assembled ready for a search but it was then established the walker was most likely now safe & well and we stood down. Conditions were particularly poor at this stage and we were grateful of …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 20th Aug 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about a different party of 11 also on a 3 peaks attempt on Scafell Pike also reported overdue. They also made their own way off the mountain.

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Scafell Pike – Sat 20th Aug 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about a party of 4 reported overdue from a 3 peaks attempt on Scafell Pike. They later made their own way off the mountain without assistance.

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Green How, Scafell – Tue 16th Aug 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about reports of flashing lights, potentially in the Green How area of Scafell that were visible from the campsite. A team member went to investigate and could not see the lights and later on nor could the original informants. Incident stood down as a false alarm with good intent.

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Haycock – Tue 16th Aug 2016 – Callout 49 in 2016

We were called by Police about a walker who had injured their ankle on Haycock and could no longer walk. The North West Air Ambulance also attended and was able to take the casualty to hospital before we arrived.

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