Incidents

Eskdale – Sat 24th Sep 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about a group of 13 people reported overdue from a walk in Eskdale. It turned out they were just taking their time to get off the mountain and they made their own way down without team assistance.

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Scafell Pike – Tue 13th Sep 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about a group of walkers reporting themselves lost somewhere on Scafell Pike. The team leader provided some directions over the phone and recommended they join up with other groups visible on the mountain at the time. They duely joined up with another group but later on there was a call …

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Scafell Pike – Mon 12th Sep 2016 – Callout 57 in 2016

We were called by Police about a group of 3 walkers who were lost on Scafell Pike and unable to make their way off the top. Team members located them near the summit and after some rewarming on scene escorted them off the mountain and back to Wasdale.

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Scafell Pike – Mon 12th Sep 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about a walker who was unsure of his position whilst on Scafell Pike. He was given directions over the phone by the team leader and made his own way off the mountain.

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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Mon 29th Aug 2016 – Alert

Team called by Police about a group of walkers reporting themselves to be unsure of their position whilst on the corridor route, trying to get back to Seathwaite. Team leader provided directions over the phone and they made their own way off the mountain unaided.

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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Sun 28th Aug 2016 – Callout 56 in 2016

The team was called out to to the Corridor Route near Skew Gill to attend a walker with an ankle injury. The casualty’s injury was treated and then they were carried to below the cloud base from where Rescue 936 from Caernarfon picked up the casualty to take them to Hospital. Thanks again to Duddon …

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Haycock – Sun 28th Aug 2016 – Callout 55 in 2016

We were called by Police about a walker who had stumbled and dislocated his shoulder whilst on a steep grass bank on the way up Haycock. He was given pain relief on scene. The casualty was in an awkward position on a steep grass slope and the stretcher had to be secured on a rope …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 27th Aug 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about 2 walkers who had become separated whilst walking on Scafell Pike. They were later re-united back at their car without the team needing to get involved.

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Hollowstones, Scafell Pike – Tue 23rd Aug 2016 – Callout 54 in 2016

We were called by Police about a young walker who had slipped and sustained an ankle injury whilst walking in the Hollowstones area of Scafell Pike. He was assessed by a team doctor and then taken by stretcher down to Brackenclose.

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Scafell Pike – Sun 21st Aug 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about a party that had split up an become separated on Scafell Pike. One of the party had no mobile so could not be contacted. The missing person then met up with other walkers near the summit who walked her down to Wasdale. It is worth noting that the rest …

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