Incidents — Callout

Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Wed 9th Aug 2017 – Callout 63 in 2017

We were called by Police about a walker who was struggling to make progress whilst on the Piers Gill path descending from Scafell Pike. The walker was located by team members and after a quick assessment the walker was supported to walk off the mountain.

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Scafell Pike – Wed 9th Aug 2017 – Callout 62 in 2017

We were called by NWAS about a walker who had tripped on the path descending from Scafell Pike summit and injured their ankle and was no longer able to walk. She was assessed on the scene by team members and the limb splinted, then evacuated by stretcher. Given the length of carry and a second …

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Lords Rake, Scafell – Mon 7th Aug 2017 – Callout 61 in 2017

The team was called yesterday for 2 walkers who had become crag fast whilst trying to ascend Lords Rake on Scafell. They had turned off too early and become stuck in the steep ground in the Red Gill area below the rake. Due to the mist and awkward terrain it took a long time to …

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Greta Gill, Scafell Pike – Sun 6th Aug 2017 – Callout 60 in 2017

We were called by Police about a family group containing a young walker who had sprained their ankle making further walking difficult. Once the group was immobile the next problem was the weather which had become rather wet and the party was getting cold. They were located at the junction between Piers and Greta Gill …

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Wastwater Screes – Sat 5th Aug 2017 – Callout 59 in 2017

Team called yesterday evening for a walker who had slipped and fallen around 20m whilst ascending the steep ground to the left of Great Gully on Wasdale Screes. He was assessed on scene by the team doctor before being packaged for evacuation. In view of the possible injuries and difficult ground the S-92 helicopter from …

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Scafell – Wed 2nd Aug 2017 – Callout 58 in 2017 (limited)

The team were called out for 3 walkers near the top of Scafell who had reported themselves lost in cloud. They were given directions to make their way off and a small team met them on their way down.

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Wastwater Screes – Sun 30th Jul 2017 – Callout 57 in 2017 (limited)

Whilst the Slight Side incident was ongoing a team member on Illgill Head came across a family group who had been walking in the Wasdale Screes area and been involved in a rockfall. One of them was hit on the head whilst another was hit on the hand by the rocks. Two team members heading …

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Slight Side, Scafell – Sun 30th Jul 2017 – Callout 56 in 2017 (limited)

We were later called by Police about 2 walkers who’d become lost whilst descending Scafell Pike. It was originally thought they might be near the Corridor Route but with help from Sarloc they were located on Slight Side nr Scafell. A small team then went up to help walk them off the mountain, followed by …

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Greendale, Wasdale – Tue 25th Jul 2017 – Callout 55 in 2017

We were called by Police about a lady who had sustained a lower leg injury whilst walking from Nether Wasdale to Greendale. The injury was assessed on scene by the Team Doctor then splinted and the lady was then carried the short distance to the waiting ambulance for the journey to hospital.

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Red Pike – Tue 25th Jul 2017 – Callout 54 in 2017 (limited)

We were called by our colleagues in Cockermouth Team about a party of 2 who had failed to return after a walk up Pillar and it was likely they were on the Wasdale side. After a number of phone calls and other enquiries by both teams one of the walkers made their own way back …

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