We were called by Police about a group of 3 walkers who were lost on Scafell Pike and unable to make their way off the top. Team members located them near the summit and after some rewarming on scene escorted them off the mountain and back to Wasdale.
Incidents — Callout
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The team was called out to to the Corridor Route near Skew Gill to attend a walker with an ankle injury. The casualty’s injury was treated and then they were carried to below the cloud base from where Rescue 936 from Caernarfon picked up the casualty to take them to Hospital. Thanks again to Duddon …
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We were called by Police about a walker who had stumbled and dislocated his shoulder whilst on a steep grass bank on the way up Haycock. He was given pain relief on scene. The casualty was in an awkward position on a steep grass slope and the stretcher had to be secured on a rope …
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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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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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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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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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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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The team was called out for a second time in the day. This time to assist Duddon and Furness Mountain Rescue Team with an incident on Hardknott Pass. We were stood down en-route as the casualty was airlifted by the air ambulance.
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