Incidents — Callout

Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Mon 24th Aug 2015 – Callout 43 in 2015

Thea team was called out to attend a man who had sustained a head injury on the Brown Tongue path on Scafell Pike. He was assessed at the scene and then escorted down to an ambulance at Brackenclose.

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Whin Rigg – Sun 23rd Aug 2015 – Callout 42 in 2015

Out third callout of the day was to two walkers who were lost, one with a leg injury above the Wast Water Screes. Treated by the team and evacuated back to Wasdale.

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Wastwater – Sun 23rd Aug 2015 – Callout 41 in 2015

Whilst attending the corridor route incident we were also tasked to a casualty with an ankle injury on the shores of Wast Water. She was treated by the team and evacuated by ambulance.

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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Sun 23rd Aug 2015 – Callout 40 in 2015

A man suffered serious injuries when he fell around 20 meters from the Corridor Route. He was treated by the team and flown to hospital by RAF Boulmer. Thanks to Duddon and Furness MRT for travelling over to support us once again.

Today's evacuation from the bad step on the Corridor Route.

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Scafell – Sat 22nd Aug 2015 – Callout 39 in 2015

The team was called out to attend a pair cragfast descending from Scafell. Whilst we were ascending to Hollowstones the police informed us that passing walkers had helped the pair to safety and we returned to our vehicles.

Thanks to Chris Himsworth for the photos.

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Scafell Pike – Fri 21st Aug 2015 – Callout 38 in 2015

The team was called out to search for a man who was long overdue from his walk on Scafell Pike. We were kindly supported by the Duddon and Furness Mountain Rescue Team who found the man safe and well in Eskdale. Good result!

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Lingmell Col, Scafell Pike – Mon 17th Aug 2015 – Callout 37 in 2015

We were called out to assist a lady who suffered a broken ankle on Scafell Pike. She was treated by the team and flown to hospital by Rescue 912 from Humberside. This was the first time we have used the new S92 on a call out. Excellent service and we look forward to future operations …

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Upper Eskdale – Fri 14th Aug 2015 – Callout 36 in 2015 (limited)

The team was called out to assist a group of 4 who had become lost on the descent from Scafell Pike. They were quickly located towards upper Eskdale and walked back to the valley.

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Overbeck, Wasdale – Thu 6th Aug 2015 – Callout 35 in 2015

We were called by Police about a young walker who had suffered a seizure on the path just up from Overbeck Car Park. A team doctor attend and provided casualty care. GNAA paramedics also attended the scene. The young lady was then carried down to the car park by stretcher and taken to hospital.

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Scafell – Mon 3rd Aug 2015 – Callout 34 in 2015

We were called by Police about a couple with a dog reported to be cragfast somewhere on the steep ground between Black Crag and Scafell. Whilst we were making our way to the scene they were helped off by members of the public and we stood down.

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