Incidents — Full Callout

Greendale, Wasdale – Thu 14th Jun 2018 – Callout 27 in 2018

Team called early morning about a walker reported overdue from a long trip round the ridges of Yewbarrow, Red Pike, Scoat Fell, Haycock and Seatallen. With so much ground to cover our colleagues from Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team and Duddon and Furness Mountain Rescue Team also joined the search along with the Lake District Mountain …

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Skew Gill, Great End – Sun 10th Jun 2018 – Callout 26 in 2018

We were called by Police about a walker who’d twisted their ankle whilst descending the Corridor Route on Scafell Pike, near to Skew Gill and could no longer walk. They were accompanied by Teesdale & Weardale members who provided initial medical treatment. Once on scene the limb was splinted then the casualty loaded onto the …

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Scafell Pike – Fri 1st Jun 2018 – Callout 25 in 2018

We were called by NWAS about a walker who had slipped and broken their ankle whilst descending from Scafell Pike on the path linking Wasdale Head and Brown Tongue. The injury was assessed by team members who provided analgesia and then splinted the limb before carrying the casualty back to Brackenclose for the journey to …

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Stanley Pond, Whitehaven – Sun 27th May 2018 – Callout 24 in 2018

We were called by NWAS about a runner on an ultramarathon event who was reported to have ‘collapsed’ at Stanley Tarn, near to the Mirehouse Estate in Whitehaven. A First Responder was first on the scene and provided medical care to the runner. A farmer then used their quad bike to ferry the runner to …

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Nether Wasdale, Wasdale – Wed 23rd May 2018 – Callout 23 in 2018

We were called by NWAS to support the North West Air Ambulance and help carry a cyclist who’d fallen off their bike sustaining broken ribs. Team members helped package and carry the patient to the aircraft who was then flown to hospital.

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Broad Stand, Scafell – Fri 18th May 2018 – Callout 22 in 2018

We were called by Police about a walker who’d fallen off Broad Stand, badly injuring their leg. The Great North Air Ambulance arrived first and provided medical treatment for the casualty whilst also coming down to pick team members up and ferry them to Mickledore. Once on scene the team helped to package the casualty …

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Broad Stand, Scafell – Fri 11th May 2018 – Callout 21 in 2018

We were called by Police about a group of 18 people reporting themselves stuck somewhere on the descent towards Broadstand. The party managed to get themselves out of the steep ground and started to descend the mountain. Once we caught up with them time was moving on and we helped some of the party get …

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Scafell Pike – Wed 9th May 2018 – Callout 20 in 2018

We were called by Police about a walker reported overdue from a wild camping trip scheduled to include a trip up Scafell Pike. The walk had not been heard from since the previous day and was now overdue from returning home. Given his expected campsite our colleagues from the Keswick team also responded and they …

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Central Fells – Tue 1st May 2018 – Callout 19 in 2018

We were called by our colleagues in Keswick and Cockermouth Teams to support a search for a missing fell runner who was attempting around 1/2 the Bob Graham Round route and was last seen in the Scoat Fell Area. Despite a massive search involving all 3 teams the missing runner was not found during Tuesday …

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Great Gable – Mon 30th Apr 2018 – Callout 17 in 2018

The team was called out for a walker who had slipped from the Sty Head to Wasdale Path, tumbling some distance. The Great North Air Ambulance were first on scene and provided medical treatment for the casualty. The team arrived and helped to package and stabilise the casualty before the coastguard helicopter …

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