Incidents — Callout

Broad Stand, Scafell – Sat 20th Sep 2014 – Callout 48 in 2014

The team was called about a climber stuck on steep ground on Scafell. The Sea King that we had been training with earlier in the day was back in the valley and lifted five team members to the summit of Scafell before searching from the air. The stuck climber was found on Continue reading »

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Allen Crags – Fri 19th Sep 2014 – Callout 47 in 2014

The team was called about a group walkers lost descending from Scafell Pike. The team was called out to search for them but then stood down when it was concluded that they were on Keswick MRT’s patch.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/allen-crags-fri-19th-sep-2014/

River Mite – Sat 13th Sep 2014 – Callout 46 in 2014 (limited)

We received a call form the police control room to assist the RSPCA with reports of a collapsed dog in the river Mite. The team was called out but just as the team reached the scene we were informed that the animal had made its own way home. Good result.

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Ennerdale – Thu 11th Sep 2014 – Callout 45 in 2014

Cockermouth MRT requested the team to assist them with the evacuation of a walker with a head injury on the shores of Ennerdale Lake. As the team were responding we were contacted by the Cockermouth Team advising us that the casualty was able to walk to the awaiting helimed.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/ennerdale-thu-11th-sep-2014/

Dent Fell – Wed 10th Sep 2014 – Callout 44 in 2014

The team was called out to attend a collapsed Coast to Coast walker in Uldale. We stretchered the casualty to the nearby air ambulance for evacuation to hospital.

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Beck Head, Great Gable – Fri 5th Sep 2014 – Callout 43 in 2014

Team called out to assist a man with an ankle injury on the slopes of Great Gable. The team along with the Great North Air Ambulance treated the male and then flew him into the valley just before the cloud came in.

Post by Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/beck-head-great-gable-fri-5th-sep-2014/

Rough Crag, Scafell Pike – Sat 30th Aug 2014 – Callout 42 in 2014 (limited)

The team was called out to help a group of five lost walkers down from the Rough Crag area of Scafell Pike. We determined their location using Sarloc and gave them directions to Mickledore where we met them and walked them down to Wasdale Head.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/rough-crag-scafell-pike-sat-30th-aug-2014/

Scar Lathing, Upper Eskdale – Fri 29th Aug 2014 – Callout 41 in 2014 (limited)

The team was contacted by 2 walkers who lost their bearings whilst descending Scafell Pike. Initially we spoke to them somewhere near Scar Lathing in Upper Eskdale and provided directions to get to Eskdale valley. After there was no confirmation they were off the fell further investigation was undertaken and we got to speak with …

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Central Fells – Thu 28th Aug 2014 – Callout 40 in 2014

The team was called out to assist Langdale Ambleside MRT search for two young men lost on their way back to Langdale on a walk to Scafell Pike. The initial search took place in appalling weather with strong winds, low clouds and heavy rain and sleet. When all search plans had been carried out by …

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Lingmell Col, Scafell Pike – Mon 25th Aug 2014 – Callout 39 in 2014

The team was called out to attend a lady near to Lingmell Col with a suspected broken ankle. She was treated on scene and then stretchered down to Wasdale Head via Lingmell Nose.

Post by Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/lingmell-col-scafell-pike-mon-25th-aug-2014/

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