Incidents

Scafell Pike – Fri 17th Mar 2017 – Callout 15 in 2017

We were called by Police about a walker on Scafell Pike who was suffering with severe cramp and could not walk off the mountain. He was carried off by stretcher with help from our colleagues in the Duddon Team. It was particularly damp due to heavy rain with water everywhere. Incident closed 19:30

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Broad Crag Col, Scafell Pike – Sun 12th Mar 2017 – Callout 14 in 2017

Whilst on the way to the Broad Crag incident, the team received a call from a group of three who had got lost descending Scafell Pike. Resources were diverted to search likely locations en-route to the first incident and the three were found below Broad Crag Col on the northern side. They walked down …

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Broad Crag – Sun 12th Mar 2017 – Callout 13 in 2017

The team was called out to assist a pair of walkers from close to the summit of Broad Crag. One casualty reported difficulty moving. Equipment including a stretcher and first aid kit were taken up the mountain but thankfully the casualties were able to walk down to Wasdale Head with the team.

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Beck Head, Great Gable – Sat 11th Mar 2017 – Callout 12 in 2017 (limited)

The team was called out to assist a pair of walkers lost in the Great Gable / Kirk Fell area. A limited callout was made, the pair were found near to Beck Head and walked back to Wasdale Head.

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Scafell Pike – Fri 10th Mar 2017 – Alert

The team was contacted by a pair of walkers lost on Scafell Pike. With some difficulty, they were contacted by mobile phone and followed another group down to Brackenclose.

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High Scarth Crag, Eskdale – Sun 26th Feb 2017 – Callout 11 in 2017 (limited)

We were called by Police about a further group of 3 walkers who had spent an unscheduled night out on the fell and now phoned in to request assistance making their way off the mountain. Their coordinates placed them in the High Scarth Crag area of Upper Eskdale / Scafell where they were located. One …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 25th Feb 2017 – Callout 10 in 2017

We were called by Police about a group of 3 walkers reported overdue from a walk on Scafell Pike. When their car was located in Wasdale it was decided to mount a search to look for the missing walkers. They were found around 03:20 in Upper Eskdale by members of the Duddon and Furness Team …

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Scafell Pike – Tue 21st Feb 2017 – Callout 9 in 2017

Whilst descending with the 4 casualties from above the Mickeldore stretcher box the team was informed of two overdue walkers who had set off from Seathwaite into the Central Fells. Keswick, Duddon and Furness and Wasdale mountain rescue teams searched in tough conditions, before returning to base after midnight, without finding the missing pair. …

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Wasdale – Tue 21st Feb 2017 – Alert

Whilst we were dealing with the 4 walkers near Mickledore a further call came in for a group of 4 reported overdue from a walk from Seathwaite to Old Dungeon Gill in Langdale. As additional team members started to assemble at base a call came in that the party had made their own way off …

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Scafell Pike – Tue 21st Feb 2017 – Callout 8 in 2017 (limited)

We were called by Police about a group of 4 walkers who were part of a larger team who had become separated and lost / stuck on Scafell Pike. Using the compass feature on their iPhone and with confirmation from Sarloc they were located close to the path from Scafell Pike summit to Mickledore and …

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