Incidents

Slight Side, Scafell – Wed 30th Apr 2008 – Callout 21 in 2008

The team were called out at 0530 by Cumbria Police rescue a group of four 16 year olds and an 18 year old who reported themselves as being lost, very wet and very cold but unable to give their location. A large search involving Wasdale, Langdale/Ambleside and Kendal teams along with Search dogs from SARDA …

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Mosedale – Sat 26th Apr 2008 – Callout 20 in 2008

Police paged the team to attend a 44 yr old male walker from Leeds who had slipped on the descent path into Mosedale from Wind Gap, Pillar and sustained a fracture dislocation to his left ankle. He was accompanied by a couple of colleagues. 22 team members attended and following casualty care and administration of …

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Scafell Pike – Fri 25th Apr 2008 – Alert

Call direct from the Wasdale Head Inn regarding a group of 4 x three peakers who were long overdue returning from the Pike. All were apparently in their 30’s, had maps, torches, waterproofs etc and had set off to do Scafell Pike at 6.00 p.m. Conditions were poor, with thick fell mist from about 400ft …

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Scafell – Tue 22nd Apr 2008 – Callout 19 in 2008

Police paged the team to assist a 65 year old male who had slipped and suffered an ankle injury on Horn Crag, Scafell. The party of four were up in the Lakes on holiday from South London. The gentleman was stretchered down to the valley and taken to Whitehaven hospital by ambulance. 18 team members …

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Scafell Pike – Tue 22nd Apr 2008 – Callout 18 in 2008

Police paged the team to assist a walker who had reportedly fallen into a crevasse on Scafell Pike and was shouting for help. His companion could not see him from above [ although the informant was unsure as to which mountain he was actually climbing]. The fallen walker managed to climb out of the crevasse …

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Wastwater – Mon 21st Apr 2008 – Callout 17 in 2008

Police paged the team to go to the rescue a diver who was in Wastwater lake and in difficulties. He had been diving at depth when problems occurred with breathing. 12 team members attended and the rescue boat was taken to the Lake. Before the rescue got fully underway the man was brought to shore …

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Eskdale – Thu 3rd Apr 2008 – Callout 16 in 2008

Police paged the team to report a broken ankle on the path to the west of Penny Hill farm. The casualty was a local lady in her mid 50s. She was located on the footpath between Penny Hill farm and Wha House Bridge near the head of Eskdale. 14 team members attended and the lady …

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