Rescues with Video

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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Lingmell Col, Scafell Pike – Mon 17th Aug 2015 – Callout 37 in 2015

We were called out to assist a lady who suffered a broken ankle on Scafell Pike. She was treated by the team and flown to hospital by Rescue 912 from Humberside. This was the first time we have used the new S92 on a call out. Excellent service and we look forward to future operations …

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Kirkfell Nose, Kirkfell – Mon 20th Jul 2015 – Callout 32 in 2015

The team was called out for a walker who had tumbled on the steep descent from Kirkfell down to Wasdale and damaged his ribs. He was treated by team doctors before being taken by stretcher down to the valley.

A short video clip of the stretcher run this afternoon.

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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 and …

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Lingcove Bridge, Upper Eskdale – Sat 27th Jun 2015 – Callout 26 in 2015

We were called out to a man swimming in the pools near Lingcove Bridge, Eskdale, who suffered a head injury whilst entering the water. NWAA were first on scene and provided casualty care. The team then packaged the casualty for evacuation, then RAF Boulmer winched him aboard and flew him to hospital.

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Broad Stand, Scafell – Wed 29th Oct 2014 – Callout 56 in 2014

We were called by Police about a family of 4 with a dog who had become stuck on the ledge above Broad Stand on Scafell. We located them near the abseil point and got them in the bivvy tent whilst we set up our ropes for a lower down to Mickledore. Each person and the …

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Beck Head, Great Gable – Fri 5th Sep 2014 – Callout 43 in 2014

Team called out to assist a man with an ankle injury on the slopes of Great Gable. The team along with the Great North Air Ambulance treated the male and then flew him into the valley just before the cloud came in.

Post by Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team.

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Lingmell Col, Scafell Pike – Mon 25th Aug 2014 – Callout 39 in 2014

The team was called out to attend a lady near to Lingmell Col with a suspected broken ankle. She was treated on scene and then stretchered down to Wasdale Head via Lingmell Nose.

Post by Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team.

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Napes, Great Gable – Sat 28th Jun 2014 – Callout 25 in 2014 (limited)

We were called by Police to help a group of 3 walkers who had become stuck in steep loose ground whilst descending the White Napes ridge on Great Gable. We were able to locate them from a flashing light then climbed up to the location. Once on scene the 3 walkers were provided with helmets …

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Great Gable – Thu 26th Jun 2014 – Callout 24 in 2014

We were called by Police about a walker who was reported to have fallen somewhere in the Napes Needle area on Great Gable, injured his wrist and also had a period of unconsciousness. Given the location and reported injuries an RAF Sea King helicopter was requested. The team and helicopter arrived at the same time …

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