Callout 03 in 2004

The team were called by the police to respond to a call from the Borrowdale YHA. A male walker in his late 30s had set off from Seathwaite at 0900 hrs that morning to climb Scafell Pike and had not returned. Wasdale, Keswick, Duddon & Furness plus six SARDA dog Read more…

Callout 02 in 2004

The team were called to respond to a ‘999’ call and rescue a local male hunt follower who had collapsed whilst following the local hunt, high on the fells above Mitredale. When the team arrived on scene, his fellow colleagues had been trying hard for some time to revive him Read more…

Callout 01 in 2004

A number of calls reported to the police regarding 6 flashing lights on Lingmel (distress signal). Very windy evening. A small group was sent out to investigate but no further lights seen, no cars in car park. Team stood down at 2030 hrs. Well intentioned false alarm. This rescue took Read more…

2003 Rescue 54

Called in to support Langdale & Ambleside MRT (LAMRT) to search the Scafell range for a missing father and son long overdue. Their car was in the Langdale Valley and they had set off early the previous day from Burnley to climb Scafell Pike. They were ill equipped with no Read more…

2003 Rescue 52

Call from the Police at 0900 hrs. A female informant at the Eskdale YHA, had taken a walk up Scafell while her friend was going to do a low level walk in the valley. The friend hadn’t turned up and was long overdue… 51 yr old female, only lightly equipped Read more…

2003 Rescue 51

The police were called by a group of four lady fell walkers who were looking for advice on whether to proceed to Ennerdale. They had started their walk in Eskdale, walked across to Wasdale and proceeded up Yewbarrow, red Pike and were on their way across to Pillar via Wind Read more…

2003 Rescue 53

Workington police paged the team leader concerning a walker with a broken ankle at Styhead. There was some discussion with Keswick team who were also called out to a similar incident. There had been two reports from the fell of what at first appeared to be two separate incidents. When Read more…

2003 Rescue 50

A 22 yr old male scrambler had started up the front of Bell Rib on Yewbarrow when he tumble fell around 10 meters injuring his femur. He was on his own but managed to call the police on his mobile phone. The fracture was serious as it was at the Read more…

2003 Rescue 49

Callout to search for missing person in the Wasdale valley. The team were mustered ready to go out when the person turned up safe and well. The person lost was a male walker with a medical condition hence the concern about him being overdue when he became separated from his Read more…

2003 Rescue 48

Call from the police to deal with a broken ankle at Catcove Beck, Scafell. The male walker was slightly higher up the mountain than Catcove, 1km further on towards Slightside. The team approached from Taw House Farm, Eskdale and stretchered the casualty back down the valley to the waiting ambulance Read more…

2003 Rescue 47

Call from the police regarding 7 adults lost on Scafell Pike. They had rung from a mobile phone and given a map reference for Cow cove / Esk Hause. At 2200 hrs they were located at the telephone box, Hardknott. Two team memebrs went to pick them up and transport Read more…

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…