Incidents

Scafell Pike – Sat 11th Apr 2015 – Callout 11 in 2015

We were called by Police around 00:45 about a party of 4 walkers reported overdue from a trip up Scafell Pike. The party were foreign, with limited English and it was difficult for the Police and us to obtain good information on their likely location. As a result we decided to wait until first light …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 28th Mar 2015 – Alert

Whilst evacuating the injured lady we were requested to assist a group of 4 who had become lost on Scafell Pike. We gave them some advice over the phone and they made their own way down.

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Hollowstones, Scafell Pike – Sat 28th Mar 2015 – Callout 10 in 2015

We were tasked by Cumbria Police to assist a lady from the USA who had slipped on Scafell Pike. The Great North Air Ambulance tried to assist but the weather prevented them from landing. The lady was treated at the scene by the team and then carried from the mountain to a waiting ambulance in …

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Scafell Pike – Tue 24th Mar 2015 – Alert

At 22:02 we were contacted by Cumbria Police with regards to a DofE group who had not returned from Scafell Pike. As we were gathering information the group turned up safe and well.

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Sty Head – Sat 21st Mar 2015 – Callout 9 in 2015

We were contacted by a couple who had become lost on Scafell Pike, it become apparent early on that we would need to look for the pair. As we were turning out one of our probationary team members, already out on the hill, found the pair and walked them to their car.

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Hardknott Pass – Wed 18th Mar 2015 – Callout 8 in 2015

The team was called out to an incident on Hardknott Pass. We were stood quickly when it became apparent our help was no longer needed.

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Stony Tarn, Eskdale – Tue 3rd Mar 2015 – Callout 7 in 2015

The team was contacted by Cumbria police at 01:30 in relation to a missing man who failed to arrived off the fells from a camping trip. The team was called out at first light to carry out a primary search. We found the male safe and well at around 09:30 near Stony Tarn above the …

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Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Tue 17th Feb 2015 – Alert

Team contacted by the police to assist 5 people who had become lost at the head of Piers Gill. The group managed to make their own way from the mountain without the team’s assistance.

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Illgill Head – Sat 14th Feb 2015 – Callout 6 in 2015

We were called out by Cumbria Police to assist a female who had fallen and suffered a head injury on Illgill Head. The lady was treated on scene by the team and carried back to Wasdale Head. Thanks to Duddon and Furness Mountain Rescue Team who assisted us with the stretcher carry!

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Wasdale – Sat 7th Feb 2015 – Alert

We were contacted about 2 fell runners who were overdue from a run starting in Coniston via Wasdale and finishing in Buttermere. After a few phone calls we found them safe and well in the The Wasdale Head Inn.

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