Rescues with Video

Broad Stand, Scafell – Wed 29th Oct 2014 – Callout 55 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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Great Gable – Sat 29th Mar 2014 – Callout 7 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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