Incidents

Sprinkling Tarn – Sat 24th Feb 2001 – Alert

One of our team doctors also came across the scene of an injured woman while out walking on Saturday 24th February. Having splinted her broken leg and administered analgesic he stayed with her until members of Keswick MRT arrived to assist. The incident was reported to the Wasdale team leader by her colleagues, who walked …

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Broad Stand, Scafell – Fri 23rd Feb 2001 – Callout 5 in 2001

The team leader was called just before mid-day by Whitehaven Police. They had received a 999 call from someone with a mobile phone, who reported hearing shouts for help and knew that someone else required Mountain Rescue assistance. They knew the location was at Mickledore ridge, between Scafell and Scafell Pike but phone reception had …

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Mickledore, Scafell Pike – Fri 16th Feb 2001 – Callout 4 in 2001

Call concerning a walker who had become stuck on a frozen snowfield in the area of Mickledore. The team were called out but the walker managed to get himself onto safe ground with the help of some passing walkers.

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