Incidents

Scafell Pike – Sun 30th Aug 2015 – Alert

We were called by the Police about 4 walkers reported overdue from a walk on Scafell Pike. It turned out they had started relatively late and only had 1 torch in the party so ended up spending the night on the mountain when the light ran out and then walked themselves off in the morning. …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 29th Aug 2015 – Alert

We were called by Police about a party of 6 who were making slow progress back to Langdale from a walk on Scafell Pike due to one of them having an ankle injury. Given their likely location we passed this incident to colleagues in Langdale team who then found the party in Mickleden.

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Scafell – Sat 29th Aug 2015 – Callout 46 in 2015

We were called by Police about shouts for help heard in the area of Mickledore / Broad Stand by 2 separate informants. Given the potential seriousness of incidents in this area we responded with a callout. Fortunately RAF Boulmer were in the area on the last ever training session with Lakes MRT and came over …

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Low Cock How – Fri 28th Aug 2015 – Callout 45 in 2015

We were called by NWAS about a walker who had collapsed whilst on the coast to coast walk near the cold fell road. Unfortunately despite the effort of first responders, paramedics and GNAA she did not survive. Our thoughts are with her family.

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Scafell Pike – Wed 26th Aug 2015 – Callout 44 in 2015 (limited)

The team was called out to assist two people who had become lost on the way down Scafell Pike. After a description of their location parties were sent to search the Eskdale side of Scafell Pike. Photographs that the casualties took and sent to us confirmed their location and the pair were successfully located and …

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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Mon 24th Aug 2015 – Callout 43 in 2015

Thea team was called out to attend a man who had sustained a head injury on the Brown Tongue path on Scafell Pike. He was assessed at the scene and then escorted down to an ambulance at Brackenclose.

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Whin Rigg – Sun 23rd Aug 2015 – Callout 42 in 2015

Out third callout of the day was to two walkers who were lost, one with a leg injury above the Wast Water Screes. Treated by the team and evacuated back to Wasdale.

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Wastwater – Sun 23rd Aug 2015 – Callout 41 in 2015

Whilst attending the corridor route incident we were also tasked to a casualty with an ankle injury on the shores of Wast Water. She was treated by the team and evacuated by ambulance.

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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Sun 23rd Aug 2015 – Callout 40 in 2015

A man suffered serious injuries when he fell around 20 meters from the Corridor Route. He was treated by the team and flown to hospital by RAF Boulmer. Thanks to Duddon and Furness MRT for travelling over to support us once again.

Today's evacuation from the bad step on the Corridor Route.

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Scafell – Sat 22nd Aug 2015 – Callout 39 in 2015

The team was called out to attend a pair cragfast descending from Scafell. Whilst we were ascending to Hollowstones the police informed us that passing walkers had helped the pair to safety and we returned to our vehicles.

Thanks to Chris Himsworth for the photos.

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