Callout 31 in 2009

Call direct from Ambulance Control regarding a 21yr old male from the Liverpool area who had dislocated his shoulder somewhere on Scafell/Scafell Pike. The informant had mobile reception on scene but wasn’t sure of their exact location. The Team Leader established that they were half way up, on the Brown Read more…

Alert in 2009

Report from the Police of 2 members of a walking party who had failed to rendezvous at Beck Head. They were last seen at Black Sail Pass and were intending to walk around the back of Kirk Fell to meet the rest of their party who were walking over Kirk Read more…

Callout 30 in 2009

Call from the police to rescue a 65yr old female sustained head and back injuries, multiple cuts and abrasions in a 20 metres tumble fall in Arrowhead Gulley on Great Gable. Treated on scene by WMRT medics and flown to West Cumbria Hospital by Sea King helicopter from RN Gannet. Read more…

Alert in 2009

Call via the Police, regarding a family with several children (8-13) lost on Green Gable. Team Leader spoke to them and gave advice which allowed them to follow the correct path back towards Seathwaite. Details passed to Keswick MRT but no further response from WMRT needed.

Alert in 2009

Request from Police to respond to a call regarding two members of a party reported overdue on Kirk Fell. Their companions had walked their intended route without finding them. No immediate action was taken by the team and the missing persons eventually phoned to say that they were safe and Read more…

Callout 27 in 2009

) Call from the Police regarding a party of six three peakers who had got lost on Scafell Pike. They had left Seathwaite at 7.20 p.m. and been on the summit at 9.50 p.m. but then got disorientated in cloud and darkness as they tried to return. Their description of Read more…

Callout 26 in 2009

Call from Police reporting that a male had been found “collapsed” on Scafell. The exact location turned out to be Upper Eskdale. A helicopter from the North East Air Ambulance flew several team members to the location and the casualty was treated and transferred to Team vehicles in the valley. Read more…

Callout 24 in 2009

Rescue on the Piers Gill Path. Female walker fell and suffered a dislocated fracture of the elbow near the main rock step on the path running up the side of piers Gill. 21 team members were involved in the rescue. The lady was given casualty care, the elbow was reduced Read more…