Incidents — Full Callout

Kern Knotts, Great Gable – Mon 17th Jul 2017 – Callout 51 in 2017

Team called by Police about a climber who had slipped whilst leading a route on Kern Knotts and damaged his ankle in the process. Rather helpfully he had managed to get down close to the Styhead Path under his own steam. The injury was assessed on scene, then splinted before the climber was carried down …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/kern-knotts-great-gable-mon-17th-jul-2017/

Mitredale – Sun 9th Jul 2017 – Callout 48 in 2017

We were called by Police about a young walker on a DofE expedition who was suffering a mild asthma attack whilst walking in Mitredale. She was assessed by the team doctor before the group were given a lift back to their vehicles.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/mitredale-sun-9th-jul-2017/

Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Sat 8th Jul 2017 – Callout 46 in 2017

we were called by Police about a walker reporting themselves as having difficulty walking on Scafell Pike. They were located on the Brown Tongue path just below Hollow Stones and the team then helped him back down to Wasdale.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/brown-tongue-scafell-pike-sat-8th-jul-2017/

Stanley Ghyll, Eskdale – Sat 8th Jul 2017 – Callout 45 in 2017

Team called about a man with a head injury, sustained whilst walking in the Stanley Gill area in Eskdale and his companion who was now missing. The injured man was taken to hospital by NWAS and after a brief search of the Stanley Gill area the team stood down. The missing walker subsequently turned up …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/stanley-ghyll-eskdale-sat-8th-jul-2017/

East Buttress, Scafell – Sun 2nd Jul 2017 – Callout 41 in 2017

We were then called by Police about a body found underneath the East Buttress of Scafell. The Great North Air Ambulance also attended and sadly it was determined the injured walker had died of their injuries. The Wasdale and Duddon & Furness teams then carried the walker back down to Wasdale.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/east-buttress-scafell-sun-2nd-jul-2017/

Santon Bridge – Sun 2nd Jul 2017 – Callout 40 in 2017

We were called by Police about a man reported missing after a dog walk in the Santon Bridge area. The missing walker returned safe & well whilst we were assembling and we stood down.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/santon-bridge-sun-2nd-jul-2017/

Scafell Pike – Sat 1st Jul 2017 – Callout 38 in 2017

We were called by Police about a walker on the top of Scafell Pike suffering from severe cramp and was also exhausted. He was eventually walked back down to Wasdale with both the team and our colleagues from Duddon & Furness team who also attended.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-sat-1st-jul-2017/

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

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/hardknott-crag-wed-21st-jun-2017/

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.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/eskdale-sat-17th-jun-2017/

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.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/brown-tongue-scafell-pike-fri-2nd-jun-2017/

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