2003 Rescue 46

Call from the police to deal with an injury on the Corridor Route to Scafell Pike. A middle aged lady had fallen around 3 metres by the bad step on the corridor route, just above Greta Ghyll. She sustained an injury to her left arm and side plus a bang Read more…

2003 Rescue 45

Whilst still dealing with the previous call, a second incident came in for a group of walkers lost on Great Gable, Beck Head. Wasdale Head car parks were checked out and whilst arrangements were being made to organise a party to locate them, they managed to get themselves off the Read more…

2003 Rescue 44

Call from the police to deal with a group of walkers on mobile phone lost on Scafell Pike. They were qui ed by the team leader who continued to deal with the incident until it became apparent that they were at Esk Hause . The rescue was handed over to Read more…

2003 Rescue 43

Call from the police to rescue a 10 year old boy who had fallen at Beck Head, Great Gable. Due to the nature of the suspected injury a helicopter was called in from RAF Boulmer. The helicopter arrived on scene jus as the advance team members arrived. He was treated Read more…

2003 Rescue 42

Pager request from the Police to respond to broken ankle incident at Siney Tarn, Eskdale. A female walker had stumbled and broken her right ankle. Teams were sent up from two directions, Mitredale Forest and Diamond Crag at the back of the Outward Bound. The casualty was quickly located and Read more…

2003 Rescue 40

Whilst the team leader was driving through to the base to deal with rescue 37 (see below), a second call came from the police to deal with a call for assistance from a group staying at the remote, Burnmoor Lodge, high on the fell, only accessible by foot, next to Read more…

2003 Rescue 39

Call from the police to respond to a call for help from the RSPCA and a dog owner whose Lurcher ‘puppy’ had wandered over the edge of the old brickworks clay quarry at Greenbank, Whitehaven. The dog which was an adult si e rather than puppy, was trapped and frightened Read more…

2003 Rescue 38

Pager request from the Police to respond to a mobile phone call for help from two walkers who were lost on Muncaster Fell. Although they could see the valley bottom, they were off the path, unnerved and needed help. The team were mustered and groups sent in from both the Read more…

2003 Rescue 37

Pager request from the Police to respond to a ‘999’ for a party of young teenagers who were overdue on their climb up Scafell Pike. The base was manned whilst more details were obtained. The missing group turned up safe and well at 2005 hrs.

2003 Rescue 35

Pager request from the Workington Police to support an ambulance crew who were called to attend to an injured person 300 metres from the roadside. Although close to the road they were unable to carry him to the road. He had sustained a serious injury to his back whilst swimming Read more…

2003 Rescue 34

Call from the Police to rescue a female walker in her 40’s who had stumbled on her descent from Styhead in the Spouthead Beck area and fractured her arm. A good turnout of members and quick response was possible as the team were already mustering for the team practice due Read more…