Callout 12 in 2009

Cumbria police paged the team to help rescue a 10 yr old girl who had slipped on Hardknott Pass and broken her leg. The team vehicle could only get as far up as the Roman Fort and proceeded on foot. The girl was given medical treatment on the fell and Read more…

Callout 09 in 2009

For the third time in four days Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team were called out to assist walkers who had become lost in cloud and darkness. Today a party of three walkers had become disorientated in cloud on their way up Scafell Pike. They turned back but were unable to navigate Read more…

Callout 08 in 2009

The team were paged by Cumbria Police to respond to a mobile ‘999’ call from two male walkers who were lost near the summit of Scafell Pike in darkness, heavy rain and storm force winds. The missing walkers had a GPS but no torch or map. The two walkers were Read more…

Callout 07 in 2009

The team was paged by the Police to go to the assistance of a 34 yr old lone male walker who was lost somewhere on Scafell Pike. After questioning over the mobile, it was established that he was probably in the vicinity of Dropping Crag. A team member was already Read more…

Callout 06 in 2009

The team was paged by Cumbria Police to respond to a ‘999’ call for a 35 yr old female climber who had fallen on Great Gable by Westmorland Crags sustaining fatal injuries. The casualty was airlifted and flown to Whitehaven hospital by a Sea King helicopter from RAF Boulmer. 16 Read more…