Team called late last night about a walker reported overdue from a trip up Scafell Pike. On investigating further it became likely the missing walker had joined forces with another and both were potentially lost on the mountain. With relatively little information to go on regarding their location we delayed a search until first light …
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We were called by Police about a walker on Scafell Pike who was suffering with severe cramp and could not walk off the mountain. He was carried off by stretcher with help from our colleagues in the Duddon Team. It was particularly damp due to heavy rain with water everywhere. Incident closed 19:30
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Whilst on the way to the Broad Crag incident, the team received a call from a group of three who had got lost descending Scafell Pike. Resources were diverted to search likely locations en-route to the first incident and the three were found below Broad Crag Col on the northern side. They walked down …
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We were called by Police about a group of 3 walkers reported overdue from a walk on Scafell Pike. When their car was located in Wasdale it was decided to mount a search to look for the missing walkers. They were found around 03:20 in Upper Eskdale by members of the Duddon and Furness Team …
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Whilst descending with the 4 casualties from above the Mickeldore stretcher box the team was informed of two overdue walkers who had set off from Seathwaite into the Central Fells. Keswick, Duddon and Furness and Wasdale mountain rescue teams searched in tough conditions, before returning to base after midnight, without finding the missing pair. …
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Team called by Police about a walker who sustained a lower leg injury whilst descending Scafell Pike, in the region of the stream crossing on the brown tongue path. The walker’s injury was stabilised on scene then they were evacuated to an ambulance for the journey to hospital.
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The team was tasked by Cumbria Police to search for a missing person. The team searched the area around Wha House Farm in Eskdale whilst Duddon and Furness MRT searched Cockley Beck and Hardknott Pass. Nothing was found and the team stood down.
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We were called by Keswick Team to assist them with an ongoing rescue on Great End. Not long after we had mobilised we were stood down as there was much more certainty in the local and condition of the casualties and Keswick Team were confident they could deal with the rescue.
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