Rescues with Video

Wastwater Screes – Sat 5th Aug 2017 – Callout 59 in 2017

Team called yesterday evening for a walker who had slipped and fallen around 20m whilst ascending the steep ground to the left of Great Gully on Wasdale Screes. He was assessed on scene by the team doctor before being packaged for evacuation. In view of the possible injuries and difficult ground the S-92 helicopter from …

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Great End – Sat 8th Jul 2017 – Callout 47 in 2017 (limited)

As we were finishing the Brown Tongue incident we were asked by our colleagues in the Keswick team to support them in rescuing 4 people cragfast in Central Gully on Great End. Keswick team members were able to lower them down most of the gully then they were helped down the last few meters by …

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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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Scafell Pike – Tue 21st Feb 2017 – Callout 9 in 2017 (limited)

We were called by Police about a group of 4 walkers who were part of a larger team who had become separated and lost / stuck on Scafell Pike. Using the compass feature on their iPhone and with confirmation from Sarloc they were located close to the path from Scafell Pike summit to Mickledore and …

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Beck Head, Great Gable – Sat 26th Nov 2016 – Callout 70 in 2016

We were called by Police about a walker who had tumbled around 100m after slipping on hard snow whilst walking between Beck Head and Gavel Neese on Great Gable. Team members, helped by paramedics from GNAA H63 and Buxton Mountain Rescue Team who happened to be in the area assessed the walkers injuries on scene …

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Broad Stand, Scafell – Tue 15th Nov 2016 – Callout 69 in 2016

We were called by Police about 2 walker who’d become stuck in the steep ground between Broad Stand and Mickledore Chimney on Scafell. It was hard to access the pair due to the thick mist on Scafell which was making visibility via torchlight difficult and the rocks very greasy. In the end an abseil system …

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Haycock – Sun 28th Aug 2016 – Callout 55 in 2016

We were called by Police about a walker who had stumbled and dislocated his shoulder whilst on a steep grass bank on the way up Haycock. He was given pain relief on scene. The casualty was in an awkward position on a steep grass slope and the stretcher had to be secured on a rope …

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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Sat 20th Aug 2016 – Callout 51 in 2016 (limited)

We were then called by Police about a group of up to 18 people who were having difficulty crossing Lingmell Beck due to it being in spate from the heavy rain. By the time we arrived many had made their own way off via the left hand bank but 4 people needed assistance to cross …

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Great Gable – Wed 3rd Aug 2016 – Callout 41 in 2016

We were called by Police about 2 walkers who had become cragfast on the Little Hell Gate scree on Great Gable. Due to the weather conditions they were also wet and cold. The team was aided in locating them by their whistle blasts. Once found they were given warm clothing then climbing helmets and harnesses …

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Wastwater Screes – Sat 3rd Oct 2015 – Callout 57 in 2015 (limited)

The team was called out to help 2 walkers who had become stuck on the Wasdale Screes path. They were helped back to their car with the aid of the new team boat, this being the first time it has been used on a rescue.

Short video clip of the Wasdale Screes …

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