Incidents — Callout

Scafell Pike – Sat 11th Apr 2015 – Callout 11 in 2015

We were called by Police around 00:45 about a party of 4 walkers reported overdue from a trip up Scafell Pike. The party were foreign, with limited English and it was difficult for the Police and us to obtain good information on their likely location. As a result we decided to wait until first light …

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Hollowstones, Scafell Pike – Sat 28th Mar 2015 – Callout 10 in 2015

We were tasked by Cumbria Police to assist a lady from the USA who had slipped on Scafell Pike. The Great North Air Ambulance tried to assist but the weather prevented them from landing. The lady was treated at the scene by the team and then carried from the mountain to a waiting ambulance in …

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Sty Head – Sat 21st Mar 2015 – Callout 9 in 2015

We were contacted by a couple who had become lost on Scafell Pike, it become apparent early on that we would need to look for the pair. As we were turning out one of our probationary team members, already out on the hill, found the pair and walked them to their car.

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Hardknott Pass – Wed 18th Mar 2015 – Callout 8 in 2015

The team was called out to an incident on Hardknott Pass. We were stood quickly when it became apparent our help was no longer needed.

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Stony Tarn, Eskdale – Tue 3rd Mar 2015 – Callout 7 in 2015

The team was contacted by Cumbria police at 01:30 in relation to a missing man who failed to arrived off the fells from a camping trip. The team was called out at first light to carry out a primary search. We found the male safe and well at around 09:30 near Stony Tarn above the …

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Illgill Head – Sat 14th Feb 2015 – Callout 6 in 2015

We were called out by Cumbria Police to assist a female who had fallen and suffered a head injury on Illgill Head. The lady was treated on scene by the team and carried back to Wasdale Head. Thanks to Duddon and Furness Mountain Rescue Team who assisted us with the stretcher carry!

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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Sun 25th Jan 2015 – Callout 5 in 2015

The team was called to an injured walker who had taken a fall near the corridor route. He was treated on scene and then stretched down to Wasdale Head. 26 team members involved on a wet and windy night.

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Whitehaven – Fri 9th Jan 2015 – Callout 4 in 2015

The Team was called out by Cumbria Police on the morning of the 9th of January to assist in the search for a missing local man. The team searched the steep ground area of Castle Park in Whitehaven. Nothing was found and the Police continued with their enquiries.

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Whitehaven – Wed 7th Jan 2015 – Callout 3 in 2015

The team was called out by Cumbria Police to assist in a search for a local missing man. The team deployed Swiftwater Rescue Technicians to search the Pow Beck area of Whitehaven. Nothing was found and the Police continue with their search. Duddon & Furness MRT kindly assisted us.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/whitehaven-wed-7th-jan-2015/

Upper Eskdale – Tue 6th Jan 2015 – Callout 2 in 2015 (limited)

The team was called out to assist two walkers who had walked off the wrong side of Scafell Pike into upper Eskdale. They were quickly located below Horn Crag and walked back to our vehicles in the Eskdale Valley before being driven back to Wasdale.

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