Esk Pike

Incident Report #60 2018

Mon, 9th July 2018, 16:29
A males sustained a head injury in a fall on Esk Pike. He was treated by team members and evacuated by Coastguard helicopter
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12 team members for 4 hours
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Incident Report #35 2018

Sat, 5th May 2018, 05:50
A young male spent the night out on Esk Pike. He was located by with the SARLOC tool and team members treated him for the effects of cold before he was evacuated to Keswick by helicopter. We were assisted by Duddon and Furness and Keswick MRT and a helicopter from Prestwick
Man Hours: 
15 team members for 6 hours, plus Duddon & Furness and Keswick MRT
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Incident Report #60 2016

Sun, 7th August 2016, 15:30

Requested to assist Wasdale MRT with a semiconscious male casualty on Esk Pike..  Team were responding when we were notified that the correct location was Scafell Pike. We stood down.

Man Hours: 
10 team members for 1 hour
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Incident Report #69 2013

Mon, 2nd September 2013, 13:28

A man was reported as having failed to return from a walk from the previous day. We were in the early stages of organising a search when he turned up.

Man Hours: 
13 team members for 1 hour, plus SARDA and Wasdale MRT
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Incident Report #8 2013

Tue, 22nd January 2013, 16:04
A woman was reported as being in difficulty on steep ground near Ore Gap. A search was organise, but nothing was found. A well intentioned false alarm.
Man Hours: 
16 team members for 5.5 hours
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Incident Report #96 2011

Mon, 14th November 2011, 18:00

A man was reported overdue after seperating from his walking companions at Esk Hause to take a different route back to Langdale. He was reported overdue when it went dark and he hadn't returned. It was known that he had no torch and would most likely have stopped moving at this point. A search was being organised when he turned up, having been aided by another walker who had found him and helped him down

Man Hours: 
2 team members for 1 hour
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Incident Report # 2009

Sun, 10th May 2009, 21:30

Another hour spent trying to locate two people overdue from the Esk Pike region. They were eventually located, again having made their way safely off the hill a little later than planned.

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Incident Report #41 1999

Wed, 28th July 1999, 11:06

A 54-year-old man had to shout for help after he slipped and sustained a suspected ankle fracture on the screes below Esk pike. He was treated at the scene and airlifted to West Cumberland Hospital by RAF Boulmer. The helicopter then very decently came back and carried team members down as well.

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Incident Report #87 1997

Sun, 23rd November 1997, 21:45
A Father (41) and Son (21) were reported overdue at home. A search was organised with the help of Keswick MRT and SARDA Lakes. They were eventually located by LAMRT on Gunson Knott. They were cold and benighted. Team members stocked them up with hot drinks and food and they were escorted off the hill at first light. Last heard on the phone to home promising to never go walking in the winter again!
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Incident Report #19 1981

Tue, 4th August 1981, 11:16

The Keswick and Wasdale Teams requested our assistance to search the Head of Langdale for a 69 year old man from Nantwich, Cheshire who was reported missing on walk to Scafell Pike. Found safe and well the following morning by Keswick M.R.T.

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