Incidents

Buttermere – Fri 22nd Apr 2016 – Alert

We were contacted by Cumbria Police about a walker reported overdue. Given the intended route it was likely he was somewhere between Buttermere and Borrowdale, therefore out of our patch but before any action was needed he arrived safe & well at his accommodation and we stood down.

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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Wed 13th Apr 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about a group of 8 on the 3 peaks who’d become lost on their descent of Scafell Pike. Using Sarloc it was shown they were just below the ‘bad step’ on the Corridor Route near Greta Gill and they were given directions to get back into the valley over the …

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Kirkfell – Sat 9th Apr 2016 – Alert

We were called by police about some walkers reported overdue from a walk on Kirkfell. Almost immediately after the call came through they turned up before we needed to do anything.

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Scafell Pike – Thu 7th Apr 2016 – Callout 13 in 2016 (limited)

We were called by Police about a family group reporting themselves in need of assistance to get down from the summit of Scafell Pike. It transpired they had set off the day before, descend the wrong side of the mountain, most likely into Eskdale, then walked back up to the summit, but were struggling to …

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Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Sun 3rd Apr 2016 – Callout 12 in 2016 (limited)

We were called by Police about a group of 2 and a group of 3 who had combined after getting lost on the descent of Scafell Pike. They believed they were near Piers Gill, which was confirmed by Sarloc and a small group was sent up to help them walk off the mountain. Few of …

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Whin Rigg – Sat 2nd Apr 2016 – Callout 11 in 2016

We were called by Police about a fell runner who had slipped and when falling contacted a rock, which had led to a deep cut on his thigh. He had been given first aid and put in a tent by race marshalls and some passing walkers. We packed him into the cas bag to warm …

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Scafell Pike – Thu 31st Mar 2016 – Callout 10 in 2016

We were called by Police about 2 walkers who had become separated whilst ascending Scafell Pike and one had failed to turn up back at their car. In view of the freezing temperatures that night and poor forecast for the next morning it was decided to mount a search that night. As the point last …

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Scafell Pike – Thu 31st Mar 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about a family group reported overdue from a walk on Scafell Pike. Just after being reported they arrived back safe and well before any action was needed.

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Hardknott Pass – Tue 29th Mar 2016 – Callout 9 in 2016 (limited)

The team was called out to assist Cumbria Police with an incident on Hardknott pass. As the team arrived we were informed that a passing Land Rover had helped resolve the situation and we were no longer required.

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Eskdale – Tue 29th Mar 2016 – Callout 8 in 2016

The team was called out to a lady who had slipped and injured her ankle in Eskdale. She was treated by the team and the North West Air Ambulance then transported by the team to the West Cumberland Hospital for further treatment.

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