Incidents — Duddon & Furness MRT

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.

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Lingcove Bridge, Upper Eskdale – Fri 26th May 2017 – Callout 31 in 2017

We were called by Police about a young man who had fallen at the swimming pools in the River Esk near Lingcove Bridge and dislocated his shoulder. The injury was reduced on scene by the team doctor after which the man was taken by stretcher to a waiting ambulance at Brotherilkeld. We were joined by …

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Scafell – Fri 19th May 2017 – Callout 29 in 2017

We were called by Police about a walker who had taken a tumble fall down scree whilst descending from Scafell towards Green How and suffered a scalp wound and other cuts & bruises as a result. He was treated on the scene by team members then after a brief walk taken by stretcher down to …

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Great Gable – Sun 16th Apr 2017 – Callout 23 in 2017

We were called by Police about a walker who was reported to have collapsed near the summit of Great Gable. Unfortunately, despite the best efforts of his companions, he did not survive. We are grateful to the S-92 helicopter from Caernarfon who helped us evacuate the casualty from the mountain despite poor flying conditions and …

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Scafell Pike – Fri 17th Mar 2017 – Callout 18 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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High Scarth Crag, Eskdale – Sun 26th Feb 2017 – Callout 14 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 13 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 – Wed 22nd Feb 2017 – Callout 12 in 2017

Continuation of incident 12

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Scafell Pike – Tue 21st Feb 2017 – Callout 11 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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Scafell Pike – Sat 5th Nov 2016 – Callout 67 in 2016

The team was called out with Duddon and Furness Mountain Rescue Team, Keswick Mountain Rescue Team and Langdale Ambleside Mountain Rescue Team to search for five missing members of a very large group on Scafell Pike. They were found just before midnight by Keswick team members near the footbridge below Styhead Tarn. Conditions were cold …

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