Incidents — Callout

Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Sun 26th Jun 2016 – Callout 32 in 2016

Whilst the first incident was ongoing we got a second call for 2 walkers reporting themselves cragfast on steep ground overlooking a water fall. The precise position was unclear but as we were in the area Piers Gill was a possibility. With the possibility of a technical rescue at the same time as a stretcher …

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Lingmell Col, Scafell Pike – Sun 26th Jun 2016 – Callout 31 in 2016

We were called by Police about a walker reported to have become hypothermic and unable to walk whilst descending Scafell Pike. We then received further reports his condition had deteriorated. In view of this the S-92 helicopter from Prestwick was requested. On arriving on scene assessment by the team doctor shown that fortunately the casualty …

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Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Sat 25th Jun 2016 – Callout 30 in 2016 (limited)

We were called by Police about a walker who had become separated from her group and got lost. Using Sarloc we were able to position her at the head of Piers Gills and small team went out to escort her off the hill.

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Gavel Neese, Great Gable – Thu 23rd Jun 2016 – Callout 29 in 2016

We were called by Police about a young lady on a DofE trip who had scalded her leg with hot water and was in significant pain. She was given pain relief and her wounds dressed before being evacuated to a waiting ambulance.

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Stand Crag, Great End – Wed 22nd Jun 2016 – Callout 28 in 2016 (limited)

Team called by Police about a couple of walkers reporting themselves lost / benighted on Scafell Pike. Phone contact was difficult due to poor signal but they were able to pass on coordinates from their iPhone which placed them just below Stand Crag on the corridor route. Due the communication problems a small team went …

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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Tue 21st Jun 2016 – Callout 27 in 2016 (limited)

Team called by Police this evening to help rescue a dog with sore paws from Scafell Pike. The owners managed to get it almost to the stream crossing on Brown Tongue after bandaging up the paws then team members carried it the rest of the way in a large rucksack.

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Burnmoor Tarn – Mon 6th Jun 2016 – Callout 26 in 2016

The team was called out to help a walker who was suffering from a significant heat related illness near Burnmoor Tarn. He was assessed by team members including a doctor and the coastguard helicopter from Prestwick was called to help evacuate him to hospital.

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Kirkfell – Sun 5th Jun 2016 – Callout 25 in 2016

The team was called out to an incident on Kirkfell but stood down shortly afterwards.

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Sty Head – Sat 4th Jun 2016 – Callout 24 in 2016

The team was called out to assist a male who had an epileptic fit near to the corridor route. Ourselves and the Great North Air Ambulance attended. The male was treated and evacuated by the air ambulance.

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Yewbarrow – Wed 1st Jun 2016 – Callout 23 in 2016

The team was called out to assist a male who had become crag fast on steep ground adjacent to Dore Head screes. The team located the man, scrambled to him, and roped him to safer ground. He kindly bought us all a drink (soft drink) from the Wasdale Head Inn.

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