Incidents — Callout

Burnmoor Tarn – Mon 25th May 2015 – Callout 18 in 2015

The team was called out to a walker with an ankle injury near Burnmoor Tarn. She was stretchered down to an ambulance at Brakenclose.

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Wasdale – Sun 24th May 2015 – Callout 17 in 2015

The team was called out by Cumbria Police on Friday evening regarding an overdue wild camper. Due to very little information on the route taken the team was not deployed immediately. As time moved on and more information became available it was decided that the team along with our neighbouring teams would deploy a search. …

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Upper Eskdale – Sun 17th May 2015 – Callout 16 in 2015

The team was called out last night around 21:00 regarding 2 walkers who were lost after descending Scafell Pike. Based on the information provided it was believed they were in Upper Eskdale and the team searched through the night in poor conditions of heavy rain and swollen rivers but without success. The search was escalated …

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Burnmoor Tarn – Sat 9th May 2015 – Callout 15 in 2015

Team called out by Cumbria Police to assist a female with an injured ankle near to Burnmoor Tarn. The casualty had made her own way to Wasdale Head where she met the team. She was assessed and then was taken home.

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Great Gable – Mon 4th May 2015 – Callout 14 in 2015

The team was called out by Cumbria Police to assist a female who had taken a considerable fall on Great Gable. She was treated initially by two team members who were in the area. The team then worked with Rescue 131 from Boulmer to evacuate to the casualty to hospital. We wish the casualty a …

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Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Sun 3rd May 2015 – Callout 13 in 2015

Team called out this evening to assist 2 walkers lost near to the head of Piers Gill. They were found by team members and walked back to Wasdale.

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Scafell Pike – Fri 24th Apr 2015 – Callout 12 in 2015

For a second time during the evening the team was contacted by Cumbria Police to assist in locating a missing person on Scafell Pike. Due to the length of time the missing male had been overdue on the mountain, the lack of equipment and cold/worsening weather conditions, the team was called out to mount a …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 11th Apr 2015 – Callout 11 in 2015

We were called by Police around 00:45 about a party of 4 walkers reported overdue from a trip up Scafell Pike. The party were foreign, with limited English and it was difficult for the Police and us to obtain good information on their likely location. As a result we decided to wait until first light …

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Hollowstones, Scafell Pike – Sat 28th Mar 2015 – Callout 10 in 2015

We were tasked by Cumbria Police to assist a lady from the USA who had slipped on Scafell Pike. The Great North Air Ambulance tried to assist but the weather prevented them from landing. The lady was treated at the scene by the team and then carried from the mountain to a waiting ambulance in …

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Sty Head – Sat 21st Mar 2015 – Callout 9 in 2015

We were contacted by a couple who had become lost on Scafell Pike, it become apparent early on that we would need to look for the pair. As we were turning out one of our probationary team members, already out on the hill, found the pair and walked them to their car.

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