Incidents

Burnmoor Tarn – Wed 23rd Apr 2014 – Callout 10 in 2014

The team was called out to assist a group of 15 who had descended Scafell Pike into Eskdale. The group was located near Burnmoor Tarn after a detailed search on the Eskdale side of Scafell and walked down to Wasdale Head. 27 Team members involved.

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Scafell Pike – Sat 19th Apr 2014 – Alert

The team was contacted about group overdue, whilst investigations were being made they turned up in Ambleside.

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Scafell Pike – Fri 18th Apr 2014 – Callout 9 in 2014 (limited)

The team was called out to help a group of lost walkers on Scafell Pike. A limited callout was made and whilst we were searching the casualties managed to find their own way off the mountain, evading the searchers!

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Bowfell – Sun 13th Apr 2014 – Alert

The team was contacted about a casualty on the fells. Initial details put the casualty in Langdale Ambleside MRT’s patch and the incident was passed over to them.

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Egremont – Sat 12th Apr 2014 – Callout 8 in 2014

The team’s swiftwater rescue technicians were called out to an incident in Egremont. We were stood down whilst en-route.

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Hollowstones, Scafell Pike – Sun 6th Apr 2014 – Callout 7 in 2014

The team was called due to a pair of walkers overdue on Scafell Pike. After is was ascertained that they were still on the fell, the team searched Scafell Pike, in ‘damp’ conditions, from both Wasdale and Eskdale. The missing pair were found unhurt by a member of Duddon and Furness MRT at around 14:15, …

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Scafell Pike – Sun 6th Apr 2014 – Alert

Reports of flashing lights on Scafell Pike. A team leader went to look but found no sign of the lights. False alarm with good intent

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Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Sat 5th Apr 2014 – Alert

We were called by Langdale team about a party of 3 who originally believed they were in the Bowfell area. Langdale team managed to locate them using Sarloc which showed they were actually near the top of Piers Gill in Wasdale. Langdale team gave them some directions then handed the incident on for us to …

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Great Gable – Sat 29th Mar 2014 – Callout 6 in 2014

The team was called out to help a male who had fallen on Great Gable and sustained an incapacitating knee injury. We had great assistance from the Great North Air Ambulance who flew us to the scene (thanks for the lift). We were also assisted by RAF Boulmer who winched the casualty from the mountain …

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Gavel Neese, Great Gable – Tue 11th Mar 2014 – Callout 5 in 2014

Wasdale team was called out at 10:50pm for a large search of both the Wasdale and Eskdale valleys lasting 18 hours. Colleagues from Duddon and Furness Mountain Rescue Team, Coniston Mountain Rescue Team, Kendal Mountain Rescue Team, Cockermouth Mountain Rescue team, Keswick Mountain Rescue team, Penrith Mountain Rescue Team, Kirkby Stephen Mountain Rescue Team and …

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