Incidents — Callout

Hardknott Crag – Wed 21st Jun 2017 – Callout 37 in 2017

We were called by Police about a lady who had injured her leg whilst walking above Hardknott Crag in Eskdale. Initially the location of the incident was uncertain but eventually the walker was located on top of the crag and treated on scene before being taken by stretcher back to the road

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Eskdale – Sat 17th Jun 2017 – Callout 36 in 2017

We were called by NWAS about a fell runner who had slipped whilst descending the path towards Penny Hill Farm in Eskdale and sustained a fracture dislocation of the ankle. With help from his companions the injury was reduced on scene and then he was taken to hospital in Whitehaven.

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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Fri 16th Jun 2017 – Callout 35 in 2017 (limited)

The team was called out to assist a pair of walkers lost near the corridor route. The pair were found near the head of Piers gill after a short search of the area and were walked down to Wasdale Head.

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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Fri 2nd Jun 2017 – Callout 34 in 2017

We were called by NWAS about a walker reported to be fitting on the Brown Tongue path up Scafell Pike. The walker was helped off the fell by the team and our colleagues from the Duddon & Furness team who also attended the incident.

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Hardknott Pass – Thu 1st Jun 2017 – Callout 33 in 2017 (limited)

We were called by NWAS to help move a casualty from a road traffic incident on Hardknott Pass to an ambulance. As we were mobilising we were notified the incident had been resolved and we stood down.

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Mickledore, Scafell Pike – Sun 28th May 2017 – Callout 32 in 2017

We were called by Police about a young walker who had stumbled and damaged his ribs whilst descending the path from Mickledore. The Great North Air Ambulance attended and their Doctor was able to assess the casualty before he was taken in the aircraft to hospital in Carlisle.

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Lingcove Bridge, Upper Eskdale – Fri 26th May 2017 – Callout 31 in 2017

We were called by Police about a young man who had fallen at the swimming pools in the River Esk near Lingcove Bridge and dislocated his shoulder. The injury was reduced on scene by the team doctor after which the man was taken by stretcher to a waiting ambulance at Brotherilkeld. We were joined by …

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Crinkle Crags – Mon 22nd May 2017 – Callout 30 in 2017 (limited)

We were called by our colleagues in Langdale Team to help locate 2 people lost on Crinkle Crags. A small team went up from Brotherikeld but in the end Langdale members found the pair and we stood down.

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Scafell – Fri 19th May 2017 – Callout 29 in 2017

We were called by Police about a walker who had taken a tumble fall down scree whilst descending from Scafell towards Green How and suffered a scalp wound and other cuts & bruises as a result. He was treated on the scene by team members then after a brief walk taken by stretcher down to …

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Stand Crag, Great End – Wed 17th May 2017 – Callout 28 in 2017 (limited)

We were called by Police about 2 walkers reporting themselves lost whilst trying to return to Seathwaite from Scafell Pike via the Corridor Route. Their initial position was established with help from SARLOC and attempts were made to talk them down. Unfortunately these were not successful and a small team went on the fell to …

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