Incidents — Callout

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.

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Burnmoor Tarn – Thu 21st Aug 2014 – Callout 38 in 2014 (limited)

The team received a call for help from a female who was lost near to Burnmoor Tarn. She was quite distressed and would not move so the team deployed a small number of members to guide her back to the Wasdale valley.

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Napes, Great Gable – Wed 20th Aug 2014 – Callout 37 in 2014 (limited)

The team was called to assist a mother and son stuck on scree in Great Hells Gate on Great Gable. The team helped them down the scree and escorted them to Sty Head where they descended to their car in Borrowdale.

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Scafell Pike – Sat 16th Aug 2014 – Callout 36 in 2014 (limited)

The team was called by a pair of walkers lost near the summit of Scafell Pike. Their location was determined using SARLOC and a team member already on the hill went to their aid. Whilst descending another group of six who were struggling were also walked down to Wasdale Head.

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Scafell – Mon 11th Aug 2014 – Callout 35 in 2014

The team was called out to locate a group of 4 people who had spent over 24 hours on Scafell Pike. We located the group at 11:15 near Slight Side on Scafell. The group were walked from the mountain. This call out makes 5 call outs in 24 hours for Wasdale MRT. Thanks to Duddon …

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Yewbarrow – Sun 10th Aug 2014 – Callout 34 in 2014

Whilst the River Irt incident was ongoing we were contacted again about shouts for help being heard somewhere near the Wasdale Head Inn. A team member went to investigate and saw 2 people up on the Yewbarrrow fell side. On arriving it was apparent a fell runner had taken a significant fall and suffered multiple …

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River Irt – Sun 10th Aug 2014 – Callout 33 in 2014

We were contacted by Police regarding a family reporting themselves lost and finding it difficult to continue due to very muddy ground somewhere near the River Irt between Nether Wasdale and Santon Bridge. They were encouraged to keep walking and were then picked up in a team vehicle and given a lift back to their …

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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Sat 2nd Aug 2014 – Callout 32 in 2014

The team was called out to assist a male fell runner who had taken a considerable fall near to Greta Gill on the Corridor Route. He had fallen around 20 meters and suffered significant injuries. The team mobilised the help from the Duddon and Furness Mountain Rescue Team along with an RAF Sea King from …

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Middleboot Knotts, Scafell Pike – Thu 31st Jul 2014 – Callout 31 in 2014

The team was called to assist a lone female who had become lost and fallen on Scafell Pike. A search was mounted by Wasdale MRT & The Duddon and Furness Mountain Rescue Team. The female was located at 01:55 on very serious ground near to Middleboot Knotts. She was treated for a minor head injury …

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Great Gable – Sat 26th Jul 2014 – Callout 30 in 2014

The team was called out to reports of a male who passed out and had chest pain at the summit of Great Gable. The team treated the casualty for heat exhaustion and walked him from the mountain. He kindly provided us with refreshments at the The Wasdale Head Inn. …

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