Incidents

Burnmoor, Eskdale – Tue 30th Jun 2009 – Callout 38 in 2009

Call came in from the police regarding a missing 80yr old lady walker along with her daughter in her late 50s and three dogs. They had set off from Hollins Campsite at 7:30 hrs that morning to climb Scafell or Scafell Pike and had not returned. 19 Wasdale team members along with 7 SARDA search …

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St Bees Head – Tue 30th Jun 2009 – Callout 37 in 2009

Request to attend a fallen climber at Sandwith Lighthouse area of the cliffs. Coastguard were also called out along with the RNLI. Around 15 team members attended the incident. A climber in his early late 40s was descending the climbers path along with a group of fellow climbers (including a Wasdale team member) when he …

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Scafell – Sun 28th Jun 2009 – Callout 36 in 2009

Police call regarding two climbers long overdue from Scafell Crag. Last seen around 2 pm, high on the crag. Small group of Wasdale MRT assembled to go and investigate, with crag gear and back-up casualty care equipment and base also being manned. Incident stood down again at 11.00 p.m. when the informant walked up Brown …

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Needle Ridge, Great Gable – Sun 28th Jun 2009 – Callout 35 in 2009

As the search (incident 38) was scaling down but before the team had left Eskmeals. Police call came in regarding two crag fast climbers who’d become stuck on Needle Ridge, Great Gable when their absail retreat was prevented by their rope becoming jammed. 4 Wasdale MRT were flown by RN 177 to the summit of …

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Other Location – Sun 28th Jun 2009 – Callout 34 in 2009

Police request to assist in search for missing fisherman, Eskmeals area. Coastguard, Inshore Lifeboats, Police dog and Royal Navy helicopter also involved. The incident was being run from the gun range site by a Police POLSA Officer. 14 Wasdale MRT, including 2 SARDA dogs and handlers, plus a further 6 SARDA dogs and handlers, plus …

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Wasdale – Sat 27th Jun 2009 – Alert

71yr old male reported missing on a walk from Wasdale Head. Man located as Black Sail Youth Hostel in Ennerdale before any Wasdale MRT action required.

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Yewbarrow – Fri 26th Jun 2009 – Callout 33 in 2009

62 yr old male tumble-fell 10 metres on the scramble section of the path on the south end of Yewbarrow. He sustained a nasty cut to the head and numerous lacerations and fortunately avoided more serious injury. Stretchered off the hill.

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St Bees Head – Thu 25th Jun 2009 – Callout 32 in 2009

Male reported with breathing difficulties 10 mins walk south of St Bees lighthouse across fields. MRT required to assist ambulance service. Wasdale MRT doctor arrived on scene at the same time as air ambulance and the team was stood down.

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Other Location – Sun 21st Jun 2009 – Callout 31 in 2009

Ambulance service requested assistance to transport a lady with a broken ankle from fields near Clint’s quarry. Land rover used to transport casualty across field to waiting ambulance.

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Skew Gill, Great End – Sun 14th Jun 2009 – Callout 30 in 2009

Male walker in his 40s with painful knees was reported at Styhead. Since the party had come up from Seathwaite in Borrowdale this was passed to Keswick but two Wasdale MRT assisted since casualty site was just into the Wasdale area near Skew Gill.

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