Incidents — Full Callout

Wastwater – Sat 21st Apr 2018 – Callout 16 in 2018

We were called by NWAS about reports of a diver who had got into trouble on Wast Water and was under the water. Other divers in the area were able to bring the diver back to the surface from where the team boat was able to take him to the lake shore. A large multi-agency …

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Middle Fell – Wed 11th Apr 2018 – Callout 15 in 2018

The team was called to a walker who had slipped and injured his knee whilst descending Middle Fell. Once on scene he was given analgesia, the leg was splinted and he was stretchered down to the road where the Ambulance took him to hospital.

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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Thu 5th Apr 2018 – Callout 14 in 2018

We were called by NWAS about a walker who had injured their ankle whilst descending from Scafell Pike on the Brown Tongue path. The injury was assessed on the scene and splinted by team members before the walker was carried down to Brackenclose on the Stretcher for the hand over to the Ambulance.

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Upper Eskdale – Wed 4th Apr 2018 – Callout 13 in 2018

The team were called out at 11:00 pm for two walkers who had climbed Scafell Pike and had not returned to their holiday accommodation. Duddon and Furness team were brought in to help due to the winter conditions and low temperatures and real concern for their safety. Around 20 mountain rescuers were involved in this …

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Illgill Head – Fri 30th Mar 2018 – Callout 11 in 2018

In the second of two incidents today a young walker was reported to have ‘collapsed’ whilst walking on the path from Wasdale to Burnmoor Tarn. The Great North Air Ambulance also attended. The walker was assessed on the scene by team members and GNAA crew and then carried down to Brackenclose for the journey to …

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Broad Crag Col, Scafell Pike – Tue 20th Mar 2018 – Callout 9 in 2018

We were called by Police about a walker who had slid on hard snow whilst descending from Scafell Pike towards Broad Crag and injured their back / pelvic region. The Great North Air Ambulance attended but was not able to land close by so instead ferried team members closer to the scene. The coastguard helicopter …

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Broad Crag – Sat 10th Mar 2018 – Callout 8 in 2018

We were called by Police about 2 walkers who’d become stuck after taking a slide on hard snow whilst descending Broad Crag. With help from Sarloc their position was established on as on the craggy ground overlooking the top of Piers Gill. Whilst it was possible to get close to them following their shouts and …

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Penrith – Fri 2nd Mar 2018 – Callout 7 in 2018

Due to heavy snow there was a request to send a 4×4 with team members over to the east of the county to assist our colleagues in the Penrith Team.  Along with Cockermouth MRT they were then tasked to head to Alston to do welfare checks as the ton had been cut off for a …

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Wath Brow – Thu 1st Mar 2018 – Callout 6 in 2018

Team called this afternoon to assist with a sledging incident near Wath Bridge. Most of us stood down fairly quickly when the casualty was helped into the nearby ambulance.

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East Buttress, Scafell – Sun 25th Feb 2018 – Callout 5 in 2018

The team was contacted at around 5.30pm after a lone walker had fallen a considerable distance down a snow slope on the south side of Mickledore ridge sustaining multiple injuries.  Initially Helimed 58 came to assist but had to depart due to night fall, but not before confirming the casualty location.  Due to the suspected …

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