Callout 53 in 2009

Callout from Ambulance Control for male who had fallen into the river at Boot Eskdale. The male had sustained a bang to the head and had been unconscious. A number of agencies were called out to this potential swift water incident. A Wasdale MRT member from Eskdale attended directly and Read more…

Alert in 2009

The police received a ‘999’ call from the wife of an overdue walker who had set off from Wasdale. The team leader gathered details and decided to hold back until 6.00 p.m. to give the walker time to turn up. He was picked up safe and on Hardknott Pass. No Read more…

Callout 52 in 2009

Call from the police regarding two missing walkers. The walkers reported themselves lost on Scafell Pike and 15 Wasdale team members plus a including a SARDA (lakes) search dog from the Wasdale team spent to night searching routes on the mountain but no one was found. /p> Following on from Read more…

Callout 50 in 2009

Called out assist Keswick and Langdale MRTs to search for a DoE group walking from Wasdale to Langdale via Sprinkling Tarn. The group were located safe and well by a SARDA Lakes search dog from Keswick MRT in upper Eskdale below Esk Hause in the early afternoon. 15 Wasdale team Read more…

Callout 51 in 2009

The police received a ‘999’ call from a female lost walker on Scafell Pike with children aged 6 and 8. The group were from Knutsford. The Team Leader was able to talk the lost person and established that they were on the left side of Piers Gill in low cloud Read more…

Callout 49 in 2009

The police received a ‘999’ call from a mobile phone from a Chinese male and female walker who were lost on Scafell Pike with an injured knee. They had ascended Scafell Pike from Langdale earlier that day, leaving at 11:00 hrs When the Deputy Team Leader was talking to them Read more…

Alert in 2009

The team were paged by the police regarding some missing persons on Scafell Pike. The Team leader investigated the call. The missing persons turned up safe and well at 8:50 hrs and the incident was closed with no requirement for the team to be mobilised.

Callout 47 in 2009

‘999’ call from a male walker who was reported as crag fast on Kirk Fell Crags. The team were already on their way out for a crag training full day practice so attended quickly. 8 team members were involved. Whilst approaching Blacksail on their way to Kirk Fell Crags, the Read more…

Alert in 2009

Search for a two 30 yr old missing walkers on Scafell Pike. Whilst the team were assessing whether to go out or not the missing persons turned up safe and well. Torrential rain hit Cumbria that evening. Incident closed at 10.31 p.m. with no further action necessary.

Callout 46 in 2009

Call to rescue a 17yr old girl who had become severely dehydrated on her return from the summit of Scafell Pike. The girl was in a larger school party completing the 3 Peaks Challenge. They had already climbed Ben Nevis. Rather than dehydration, the team doctors established that there were Read more…

Callout 45 in 2009

Call to a man with a suspected broken ankle on the Lingmell path up to Brown Tongue. 16 team members attended. He was treated on the hill and carried down by stretcher to the green at Wasdale Head where he was taken to hospital by friends. Incident closed at 5.00 Read more…

Callout 43 in 2009

Call from two walkers, male and female in their early 40s from Wigan. They were cragfast on the Screes. Rescue boat mobilised while team members attended on foot. 11 team members total. The couple were very high on the Screes having struggled to follow the boulder field path. They were Read more…