Incidents — Multiple Injuries

Gimmer Crag, Langdale – Sat 31st Oct 2015 – Callout 63 in 2015

We provided some support to Langdale MRT (who were having a VERY busy day) on Gimmer Crag with a seriously injured female casualty, thankfully as we arrived the helicopter managed to evacuate the patient.

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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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Seatallen – Sat 27th Jun 2015 – Callout 28 in 2015

Our third callout of the day was to deal assist a fell runner who had fallen some 70 metres near the summit of Seatallan. Since we were already committed to the Great Gable incident, Duddon and Furness MRT dealt with this one for us.

The casualty was located with the help of SARLOC, treated …

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Yewbarrow – Sun 10th Aug 2014 – Callout 34 in 2014

Whilst the River Irt incident was ongoing we were contacted again about shouts for help being heard somewhere near the Wasdale Head Inn. A team member went to investigate and saw 2 people up on the Yewbarrrow fell side. On arriving it was apparent a fell runner had taken a significant fall and suffered multiple …

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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Sat 2nd Aug 2014 – Callout 32 in 2014

The team was called out to assist a male fell runner who had taken a considerable fall near to Greta Gill on the Corridor Route. He had fallen around 20 meters and suffered significant injuries. The team mobilised the help from the Duddon and Furness Mountain Rescue Team along with an RAF Sea King from …

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Broad Stand, Scafell – Sun 18th Aug 2013 – Callout 48 in 2013

Ourselves, the Great North Air Ambulance and a Sea King from HMS Gannet were called to assist a climber who had fallen from Broad Stand on Scafell. The climber suffered multiple injuries. He was stabilised on the scene by doctors from WMRT & GNAA, then carried up to the waiting air ambulance by team members, …

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Scafell Pike – Sun 20th Jan 2013 – Callout 2 in 2013

The team was called out to attend a walker who had fallen and sustained a head injury. He was on the main Scafell Pike path and by the time we arrived was suffering from hypothermia. We gave casualty care and stretchered him down to an ambulance at Brackenclose.

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Pillar – Sat 8th Dec 2012 – Callout 70 in 2012

The team was called out to assist Cockermouth MRT with a male casualty who slipped whilst descending from Pillar mountain to Wind Gap, resulting in a long slide down snow. He suffered injuries to his elbow and ribs. He was carried off the hill by Cockermouth and Wasdale team members …

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Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Fri 21st Sep 2012 – Callout 55 in 2012

The Team was called to assist a male in his 70’s who had fallen on steep broken ground beside Piers Ghyll. He had sustained minor injuries to the head and shoulder and a significant chest injury. Medcial care was given at the scene by members of WMRT and he was transfered to West Cumberland Hospital …

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Ill Crag – Wed 16th May 2012 – Callout 25 in 2012

We were called by the Police regarding a 27 yr old man who was scrambling on the Eskdale face of Ill Crag and had sustained a 15m tumble fall and was now in pain and could not walk. We responded with a full callout and also asked for the assistance of a Sea King from …

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