Incidents

Unknown Location – Sat 18th May 2002 – Callout 19 in 2002

A fell walker ran into the shop at Wasdale Head saying that his friend was injured at Hollowstones. A small group of team members who were already around the Head went up to look for him but found nothing. The Deputy Team Leader believes that the injured person must have either got himself off the …

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Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Sun 12th May 2002 – Callout 18 in 2002

The team were called out to help an injured male walker in his late fifties. He had fallen and was reported to be falling in and out of consciousness at the bottom of the rock step. His location was given as half a mile south of Styhead. The advance group was split into two search …

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Unknown Location – Sat 4th May 2002 – Callout 17 in 2002

A call came in from the police to attend to a young lady who was exhausted below Cam Spout waterfall, Upper Eskdale, at the foot of Scafell Pike. The full team was called out yet again. Many of the team members having still not been home since the first rescue earlier that day.The Deputy team …

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Unknown Location – Sat 4th May 2002 – Callout 16 in 2002

The team was called to rescue a lady with a broken ankle on Harter Fell, Eskdale. The team were already at Gosforth tidying up from the previous rescue so it was a quick turnout. The casualty was relatively high up on Harter just above the col. Fist aid was administered and the lady she was …

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Unknown Location – Sat 4th May 2002 – Callout 15 in 2002

The Wasdale team was called to rescue a climber with a suspected broken foot on the Great Gable traverse, just below Tophet Wall. He had successfully completed his climb and was descending the mountain when the accident happened. A RAF Search and Rescue helicopter was in the area and was tasked to assist. The advance …

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Wastwater Screes – Sat 4th May 2002 – Callout 14 in 2002 (limited)

The team was called to rescue two ladies who were stuck on the Screes path. A limited call-out was undertaken and the two ladies were transferred across the lake by the team’s rescue launch. Whilst half way across the lake the second call came from the police to attend to a injured walker on Great …

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