Incidents — Callout

Scafell Pike – Thu 7th Apr 2016 – Callout 13 in 2016 (limited)

We were called by Police about a family group reporting themselves in need of assistance to get down from the summit of Scafell Pike. It transpired they had set off the day before, descend the wrong side of the mountain, most likely into Eskdale, then walked back up to the summit, but were struggling to …

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Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Sun 3rd Apr 2016 – Callout 12 in 2016 (limited)

We were called by Police about a group of 2 and a group of 3 who had combined after getting lost on the descent of Scafell Pike. They believed they were near Piers Gill, which was confirmed by Sarloc and a small group was sent up to help them walk off the mountain. Few of …

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Whin Rigg – Sat 2nd Apr 2016 – Callout 11 in 2016

We were called by Police about a fell runner who had slipped and when falling contacted a rock, which had led to a deep cut on his thigh. He had been given first aid and put in a tent by race marshalls and some passing walkers. We packed him into the cas bag to warm …

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Scafell Pike – Thu 31st Mar 2016 – Callout 10 in 2016

We were called by Police about 2 walkers who had become separated whilst ascending Scafell Pike and one had failed to turn up back at their car. In view of the freezing temperatures that night and poor forecast for the next morning it was decided to mount a search that night. As the point last …

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Hardknott Pass – Tue 29th Mar 2016 – Callout 9 in 2016 (limited)

The team was called out to assist Cumbria Police with an incident on Hardknott pass. As the team arrived we were informed that a passing Land Rover had helped resolve the situation and we were no longer required.

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Eskdale – Tue 29th Mar 2016 – Callout 8 in 2016

The team was called out to a lady who had slipped and injured her ankle in Eskdale. She was treated by the team and the North West Air Ambulance then transported by the team to the West Cumberland Hospital for further treatment.

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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Thu 17th Mar 2016 – Callout 7 in 2016

The team was called out to help a walker struggling to descend Scafell Pike. We helped her down to Wasdale Head. Thanks to Duddon and Furness Mountain Rescue Team who attended to help us in case a stretcher carry was needed. Fortunately it was not.

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Shamrock, Scafell – Thu 10th Mar 2016 – Callout 6 in 2016

The team was called out after a member of the public reported someone shouting for help on Scafell Crag. The team responded and located a male stuck high up in a snow gully on Scafell Shamrock. Two team members climbed to the location, secured the male and assisted his decent with fixed ropes. The condition …

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High Scarth Crag, Eskdale – Sat 5th Mar 2016 – Callout 5 in 2016

The team was called out to help 2 walkers who had become disoriented on Scafell Pike and descended into Eskdale. They were found near High Scarth Crag and walked back to the valley.

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Cam Spout, Scafell – Mon 29th Feb 2016 – Callout 4 in 2016

The team was called out at 16:15 to assist 2 people lost in the upper Esk below Scafell Pike. The team mounted a search and located the pair just above the Cam Spout waterfall. The pair were re-warmed and walked back to Eskdale. Please remember to take a torch, even if you think you have …

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