Incidents

Great Gable – Sat 26th Jul 2014 – Callout 29 in 2014

The team was called out to reports of a male who passed out and had chest pain at the summit of Great Gable. The team treated the casualty for heat exhaustion and walked him from the mountain. He kindly provided us with refreshments at the The Wasdale Head Inn. …

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Harter Fell – Wed 23rd Jul 2014 – Callout 28 in 2014

The team was called out at around 15:15 for a young female who had an ankle injury near to the summit of Harter Fell, Eskdale. The casualty was treated by the team and transferred from the mountain on a stretcher. The team then took the casualty to West Cumberland Hospital for further treatment.

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Burnmoor Tarn – Sun 20th Jul 2014 – Callout 27 in 2014

The team was called out for a walker near Burnmoor Tarn who had reportedly pulled a muscle in his leg and could no longer walk. On arrival and after talking with the casualty he’d also had a long, hot day in the sun and the most expeditious way out was in the stretcher.

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Greathall Gill, Wasdale – Sat 19th Jul 2014 – Callout 26 in 2014

The team BBQ was interrupted for a quick callout near to the screes in Wasdale. Team members treated the patient for a suspected broken ankle. She was then carried via stretcher to an awaiting ambulance. Back to the BBQ!

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Great Gable – Wed 16th Jul 2014 – Alert

The team was contacted by a group of three lost on the Beck Head – Great Gable path whilst heading for Borrowdale. They were given directions over the phone and a team member met them at Wasdale Head to confirm they were down safely.

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Scafell Pike – Sun 13th Jul 2014 – Alert

We were called by Police about a party of 8 who were unsure of their position whilst descending Scafell Pike. After a discussion about their location they were happy to continue walking back to Wasdale under their own steam.

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Scafell Crag, Scafell – Sat 12th Jul 2014 – Callout 25 in 2014

We were called by Police about a climber who was reported to have fallen whilst on the flake pitch of Central Buttress on Scafell and sustained head injuries. In view of the potential serious nature of the incident an RAF Seaking helicopter was called along with support from DFMRT’s crag team. On walking up to …

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Scafell Pike – Mon 7th Jul 2014 – Alert

The team was called by a group that had become separated loosing a team member near the summit of Scafell Pike. Instructions on how to search for their missing team member were given to the group over the phone. After this the missing person was given more time to turn up, which they did at …

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Napes, Great Gable – Sat 28th Jun 2014 – Callout 24 in 2014 (limited)

We were called by Police to help a group of 3 walkers who had become stuck in steep loose ground whilst descending the White Napes ridge on Great Gable. We were able to locate them from a flashing light then climbed up to the location. Once on scene the 3 walkers were provided with helmets …

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Great Gable – Thu 26th Jun 2014 – Callout 23 in 2014

We were called by Police about a walker who was reported to have fallen somewhere in the Napes Needle area on Great Gable, injured his wrist and also had a period of unconsciousness. Given the location and reported injuries an RAF Sea King helicopter was requested. The team and helicopter arrived at the same time …

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