Incidents

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/

Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Fri 16th Jun 2017 – Callout 35 in 2017 (limited)

The team was called out to assist a pair of walkers lost near the corridor route. The pair were found near the head of Piers gill after a short search of the area and were walked down to Wasdale Head.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/corridor-route-scafell-pike-fri-16th-jun-2017/

Esk Buttress, Upper Eskdale – Tue 13th Jun 2017 – Alert

We were called by Police about a climber reported overdue from a reconnaissance visit to a crag. Just as we were taking the call he phoned in to say he was safe & well and we stood down.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/esk-buttress-upper-eskdale-tue-13th-jun-2017/

Scafell Pike – Mon 12th Jun 2017 – Alert

We were called by Police about a walker reported to be overdue from a walk up Scafell Pike. It was also advised he may have injured his ankle. The overdue walker returned just before we phoned the informant and we stood down. The walk had taken longer than anticipated due to a sprained ankle.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-mon-12th-jun-2017/

Scafell Pike – Sat 10th Jun 2017 – Alert

We were called by Police about 2 walkers reported overdue from a walk on Scafell Pike. Soon after we were notified they arrived back, safe & well and we stood down.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-sat-10th-jun-2017/

Eskdale – Sun 4th Jun 2017 – Alert

We were called by Langdale Team about a walker reported overdue from a walk around Eskdale and the surrounding summits. The walker managed to make their own way off in the morning without the need for team assistance.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/eskdale-sun-4th-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/

Hardknott Pass – Thu 1st Jun 2017 – Callout 33 in 2017 (limited)

We were called by NWAS to help move a casualty from a road traffic incident on Hardknott Pass to an ambulance. As we were mobilising we were notified the incident had been resolved and we stood down.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/hardknott-pass-thu-1st-jun-2017/

Mickledore, Scafell Pike – Sun 28th May 2017 – Callout 32 in 2017

We were called by Police about a young walker who had stumbled and damaged his ribs whilst descending the path from Mickledore. The Great North Air Ambulance attended and their Doctor was able to assess the casualty before he was taken in the aircraft to hospital in Carlisle.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/mickledore-scafell-pike-sun-28th-may-2017/

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