2010 incident 13

Call from a walker who had seen two climbers fall down a gully on Gable Crags, on the north side of Great Gable. Around 18 team members attended. Weather fine. Due to the nature of the incident and the report from the informant, a Sea King helicopter was immediately requested Read more…

2010 incident 12(a)

999′ call from a male walker who had become lost descending from Great Gable. Contact with the walker could not be made however it was clear that he was already low down in the Ennerdale valley on his way towards the Blacksail Hut. The incident was handed over to Cockermouth Read more…

2010 incident 12

999′ call from a male walker who had fallen down a gulley snow slope on Scafell Pike. Two 30 year old climbers from the Sheffield area were descending from Scafell Pike when one of them slipped and slid 100m down a compacted snow slope dislocating his shoulder. It took some Read more…

2010 incident 11

Call from the police to help clear a vehicle stuck on ice in the Wasdale valley. Lorry was blocking the road and in a location that would create further incidents. Limited callout with 8 team members turning out. The landrover was fitted with chains and five team members attended. Vehicle Read more…