The team is holding a fundraising weekend based at Wasdale Head over the weekend of the 2nd – 4th September.
Team called by Police about a walker who sustained a lower leg injury whilst descending Scafell Pike, in the region of the stream crossing on the brown tongue path. The walker’s injury was stabilised on scene then they were evacuated to an ambulance for the journey to hospital.View full post
We were called by Police about a young man who had fallen on scree near Stirrup Crag on Yewbarrow and as a result had a laceration on his leg that was making walking difficult. He was patched up by other members of his party and then was helped to walk back down to Overbeck.
We were called by Police about a group of 3 walkers who had spent an unscheduled night out on Scafell Pike and were now requesting help to get off the mountain. It was initially difficult to locate them due to difficulty getting a phone signal. Later they were located with the help of Sarloc and …View full post
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Does the sight of such rubbish fill you with dismay? This is what happens every year when we have the three peaker hordes. I am sure that many other walkers are also to blame when they decide to unload their rucksacks and make the place look like a rubbish tip. Well done to those walkers …
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The team will be involved in two events on the Bank holiday Monday following ‘The Big Wedding’. Mountain and Cave Rescue Awareness day is Monday 2nd May and across the country, teams are carrying out various fund raising and safety awareness programmes. The Coast 2 Coast event is detailed in the attached press release. Wasdale …
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The team’s annual dinner was held last night with a great turnout (around 35 I think). The Strands Inn was the venue and Mark and Lesley Corr did us proud with a great value menu. Thank you to all those who cam along on the night and thank you to their wives, husbands and partners …
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