Rescues with Video

Great Gable – Sat 29th Mar 2014 – Callout 6 in 2014

The team was called out to help a male who had fallen on Great Gable and sustained an incapacitating knee injury. We had great assistance from the Great North Air Ambulance who flew us to the scene (thanks for the lift). We were also assisted by RAF Boulmer who winched the casualty from the mountain …

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Broad Crag – Sat 21st Dec 2013 – Callout 69 in 2013

The team was called out to attend a party of three who were lost on the summit plateau of Broad Crag. They were given warm dry clothing and then walked down to Wasdale Head via Lingmell Nose.

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Wastwater Screes – Thu 31st Oct 2013 – Callout 63 in 2013

We were called by the Police about a party of 3 stuck on the Wasdale Screes in between the 2 boulder fields. One of the group had weakness / pain in the knees that had been aggravated by crossing over the big boulder field and could not make any more progress. She was helped down …

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Little Narrowcove, Upper Eskdale – Mon 28th Oct 2013 – Callout 62 in 2013

We were called by Police about a group of 2 who were reported to be ‘stuck’ in Little Narrowcove on the Eskdale side of Scafell Pike. One of the party had become distressed as a result of the squally weather and steep ground and very reluctant to move. On further investigation the party was identified …

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Upper Eskdale – Tue 22nd Oct 2013 – Callout 61 in 2013

We were called by Police about a group of 2 + a dog who had become disorientated on their descent of Scafell Pike and one of the party was suffering from an ankle injury. Their position was established using Sarloc as in the gorge at the top of the river Esk, about as far from …

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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Mon 16th Sep 2013 – Callout 56 in 2013

We were called by Cumbria Police about a lady who’d suffered an ankle injury whilst trying to cross Lingmell Beck on the Brown Tongue path on Scafell Pike. We located her and her partner just above the normal crossing point. The injury was reduced on scene by the team doctor and splinted. The lady also …

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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Tue 10th Sep 2013 – Callout 55 in 2013

We were contacted by NWAS, via Langdale team to respond to a male walker who had tripped up on the Corridor Route path on Scafell Pike and injured his ankle. The Cumbria based aircraft from Great North Air Ambulance initially attended and splinted the casualty’s leg but was then called away to a serious road …

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Wastwater Screes – Tue 20th Aug 2013 – Callout 49 in 2013

We were called by North West Ambulance Service about two male walkers who were stuck in a ravine, one of whom had a wrist injury. After some discussions with the casualties it became apparent they were in Great Gully on the Wasdale Screes, one of the most inaccessible and difficult places to operate in the …

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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 – Sat 27th Jul 2013 – Callout 38 in 2013

Just after closing the first incident we were contacted by Police again. Shouts for help had been heard around the Scafell crags. Initially it was thought the shouts were coming from the Lords Rake area but after a short search 2 fell runners were found just under the chockstone in Mickledore Chimney. The had been …

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